List of public art on Anglesey


This is a list of public art in Anglesey, Wales. This list applies only to works of public art on permanent display in an outdoor public space and does not, for example, include artworks in museums.

Map of Wales with Anglesey highlighted

Beaumaris


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
War memorial St Mary & St Nicholas Parish Church, Beaumaris Tapering crossStone Grade IIQ29506544 [1][2][3]

Gwalchmai


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War memorial clock tower Gwalchmai 1926John Griffiths, mason & TR Williams, sculptor Clock towerStone Grade IIQ29497848 [4][5][6]

Holyhead


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
Captain John Macgregor Skinner monument Turkey Shore Road c.1830s Obelisk [7][8]

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Clock Tower Holyhead Clock Tower 1878Clock by Joyce of Whitchurch Clock Tower Grade IIQ29492555 Built to mark the completion of the harbour extension.[9]

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War memorial Victoria Square, Holyhead 1923Louis Frederick Roslyn CenotaphGranite with bronze reliefs & panels4.8m high Grade IIQ29492569 [10][11][12]
American aircrew memorial Breakwater Country Park, Holyhead 1993 Plaque & aircraft propeller blade [13]
Sculpture Celtic Gateway approach, Holyhead 2006Howard Boycott & Menna Elfyn Two-part sculptureSlate
Dutch navy memorial Overlooking Newry Beach, Holyhead 2014 Sculpture groupStone, bronze & wood [14][15]
Market Cross Market Square, Holyhead Celtic crossStone

Llanddaniel Fab


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
War memorial Llanddaniel Fab MonolithStone2m high [16][17]

Llanfairpwll


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Marquess of Anglesey's Column Llanfairpwll Column 1817; sculpture 1860.Thomas Harrison, architect; Matthew Noble, sculptor. Statue and columnBrass and marble27m high Grade II*Q17742135 [7][18][19][20]
Britannia Bridge builders' memorial Church of St Mary, Llanfairpwll 1850 Obelisk on octagonal plinthLimestone Grade IIQ29497041 [7][21][22]

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Lord Nelson Llanfairpwll 1873Lord Clarence Paget Statue on pedestalConcrete Grade IIQ29484923 [7][23][24]
War memorial Llanfairpwll 1932Robert Pierce Clock towerGranite8m high Grade II [25][26]

Llanfechell


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War memorial Llanfechell 1920John Griffiths Clock tower with statueGranite Grade IIQ29502127 [27][28]

Llangefni


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Rayner Memorial Clock Tower Bulkeley Square, Llangefni 1902John Douglas Clock towerLimestone Grade IIQ7299325 [29][30]
Llangefni Grammar School 1914–18 war memorial Former County School grounds, now Pencraig Technical College, Llangefni 1921WF Brindle, HH Williams & John Griffiths Statue on pedestalStone5.5m high [31][32]
Llangefni war memorial The Shire Hall, Llangefni 1922WF Brindle, HH Williams & John Griffiths Obelisk on pedestal & plinth6.5m high [33][34]

Llanrhyddlad


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
War memorial Llanrhyddlad 1921Richard Hall, Mr Price, Mr H Williams Statue on plinthWhite marble statue with black marble panels on stone Q59473481 Originally surmounted by an urn which was replaced by a statue after WWII.[35]

Marian-glas


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
War memorial Marian-glas Celtic cross on plinthStone Q59772627 [36]

Menai Bridge


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
War memorial St Tysillo's Church, Church Island c.1921Harold Hughes Celtic cross on plinthGranite5.8m high Grade IIQ29496047 [37][38]

Moelfre


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
Royal Charter memorial St Gallgo's Church, Llanallgo Obelisk on pedestal & plinthGranite Grade IIQ29503113 [39]
World War II memorial Lifeboat Station, Moelfre HeadstoneStone [40][41]
Royal Charter memorial Moelfre 1985 MonolithStone
Dic Evans memorial Moelfre 2004Sam Holland Statue on plinth with surrounding wallBronze and granite2.1m high [42]
Royal Charter memorial Seawatch Centre, Moelfre 2009Sam Holland Two deep relief panelsBronze on stone [43]

Myndd y Garn


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
Sir William Thomas monument Mynydd y Garn 1897 Obelisk on pedestal & plinthStone William Thomas was a High Sheriff of Anglesey.

Rhosybol


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War memorial Rhosybol 1925 Clock towerStone Q55332931 [44]

Valley


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
War memorial Ynys Wen Cemetery, Valley 1997 CairnStone1.2m high Q59473857 [45][46]

Ynys Llanddwyn


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DateArtist / designer TypeMaterialDimensions DesignationWikidata Notes
The White Cross Ynys Llanddwyn 1903 CrossStone and cement Marks the site of St Dwynwen's Church.[7]
Monument to Dwynwen Ynys Llanddwyn 1904 Celtic crossStone [7]

References


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  4. "War Memorials Register: Gwalchmai Memorial Clock Tower". Imperial War Museum. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
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  14. "Dutch navy memorial, Holyhead". historypoints.org. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  15. "WW2: Holyhead statue to celebrate Dutch links". BBC News. 17 October 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
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  29. "War Memorials Register: Lieutenant GP Raynor". Imperial War Museum. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  30. Cadw. "Town clock (5739)". National Historic Assets of Wales. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
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  35. "War Memorials Register: Llanrhyddlad". Imperial War Museum. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  36. "War Memorials Register: Llaneugrad and Llanallgo". Imperial War Museum. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
  37. "War Memorials Register: Menai Bridge (Porthaethwy)". Imperial War Museum. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
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  39. Cadw. "Royal Charter Memorial (26223)". National Historic Assets of Wales. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
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  45. "War Memorials Register: Valley WWI and WW2". Imperial War Museum. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
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