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Statue of Judge Gwilym Williams of Miskin

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle (Castell), Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4842 / 51°29'3"N

Longitude: -3.1798 / 3°10'47"W

OS Eastings: 318173

OS Northings: 176800

OS Grid: ST181768

Mapcode National: GBR KHK.ZX

Mapcode Global: VH6F6.TYTL

Entry Name: Statue of Judge Gwilym Williams of Miskin

Listing Date: 19 May 1975

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 13735

Building Class: Commemorative

Location: In front of SE elevation of Law Courts.

County: Cardiff

Community: Castle (Castell)

Community: Castle

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Circa 1906. By W Goscombe John, sculptor.

Exterior

Bronze standing figure on granite pedestal with bronze inscription on south-east side of podium. Standing figure in legal dress with weight of body on right leg and with left leg extended forward, taut at knee; right forearm extended and right hand open, left hand clasping raised border of gown. Inscribed "Gwlad Garwr, Chairman and Vice Chairman of Quarter Sessions for the County of Glamorgan for 19 years. Judge of the County Courts for 22 years"

Reasons for Listing

Listed as fine public statue by important Welsh sculptor on key site in Civic Centre.
Group Value.

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