War memorials in Powys

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Powys War Memorials Project 2014 - 2018: A Mark of Respect.

Powys County Council secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Cadw (the Welsh Government's historic environment service) and the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.

The project commemorates the centenary of World War 1.

There are many elements to the Powys War Memorials Project, including:

  • Identifying, recording and mapping all the war memorials in Powys.
  • Encouraging and enabling local communities to carry out research about the men and women named on war memorials.
  • Supporting local communities to apply for project funding for a rolling programme of repairs and restoration to war memorials and their immediate surroundings.
  • Developing a series of walks and trails, including apps for mobile devices, that will enable people to explore the war memorials in Powys. 
  • Contributing to other World War 1 centenary projects, events and initiatives. 

Use our toolkits to help you:

  • Start to investigate the names listed on war memorials – who they are and what are their stories?
  • Help to commemorate the centenary of the First World War
    Make a detailed record of war memorials in your community
  • Find out how to record and look after war memorials

The toolkits are provided by Powys County Council War Memorials Project 2014-2018: A Mark of Respect. The Project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Powys County Council, Cadw and the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority.

Please contact the war memorials project officer for more information.




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Toolkit for community groups 
start researching, recording and maintaining your war memorial.

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Toolkit for teachers or educational groups with learning activities on war memorials.

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Recording toolkit for recording your memorial in more detail and more advanced research.

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