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Statue & Plinth to Sir W.T. Lewis

A Grade II Listed Building in Town (Y Dref), Merthyr Tydfil

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Latitude: 51.7478 / 51°44'52"N

Longitude: -3.3762 / 3°22'34"W

OS Eastings: 305089

OS Northings: 206350

OS Grid: SO050063

Mapcode National: GBR HN.15GR

Mapcode Global: VH6CY.FBHH

Entry Name: Statue & Plinth to Sir W.T. Lewis

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 11476

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: To left hand side of entrance forecourt at St Tydfil’s Hospital. Relocated from original site outside the General Hospital, Penydarren Road.

County: Merthyr Tydfil

Community: Town (Y Dref)

Community: Town

Built-Up Area: Merthyr Tydfil

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Granite plinth dated 1900. Bronze statute by T Brock RA, sculptor of London, 1898.


Standing, bearded figure with arms across front holding unrolled document or plan. Miners’ lamp and pile of papers at rear of feet. Tapering pedestal with moulded cornice and stepped plinth. Bronze heraldic plaque to front.

Long (rear) inscription of good works begins: "Erected by the Voluntary Subscriptions of Friends and Admirers....".

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