Miskin War Memorial

Miskin centre

The Miskin War memorial is situated right in the centre of Miskin near to the Miskin Arms.

This memorial commemorates the residents of Miskin who were killed or missing in World War I (9 names) and World War II (4 names). Those who served in World War I are also mentioned.

It is a four faced pillar with plaques on each face, surmounted by plinth with four figures (one on each side), surmounted by spire and cross. Made by W. Clarke,Llandaff

A tall square pedestal with enriched finial, on a stepped square plinth. Above are wreaths in relief and a deep cornice with a frieze of flowers above which are niches with one order of shafts with moulded capitals and trefoiled arches with ogee gables. In the canopies are sculpted figures of a soldier, sailor and airman, while the fourth side is a robed woman holding a long scroll, representing a roll call of the dead.

For more information about the history of the community of Pontyclun please visit our online museum