National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009



Type Fountain

     Cadw report: 'Tall polished granite memorial fountain, set in a square, cobbled enclosure with stepped octagonal base. Starts with a broad scalloped bowl above which is set a pedestal, inscribed on all four sides. From this rises a baluster which carries a shallower bowl and the whole monument is topped by a large crucifix.' At the time of PMSA inspection in September 1999, the fountain was working.


Incised on front (west) of pedestal, painted lead letters: IN LOVING / LASTING MEMORY OF / DOCTOR FREDERICK WILLIAMS LEWIS / M.R.C.S., L.S.A.LON / BORN MAY 8 1851. / DIED NOV. 25 1899. / THIS FOUNTAIN IS ERECTED / BY HIS FRIENDS / THE REVD. THOMAS EVANS J.P. / AND MRS. EVANS OF HENLLYS / 1900. Incised on north side of pedestal, painted lead letters: "BLESSED ARE THE MERCIFUL." Incised on east side of pedestal, painted lead letters: IN AS MUCH AS YE HAVE DONE / IT UNTO ONE OF THE LEAST OF / THESE MY BRETHREN, YE HAVE / DONE IT UNTO ME. Incised on south side of pedestal: "THE BELOVED PHYSICIAN."

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Known, Not ---

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole work Polished Granite 457cm high approx

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
  • None
Road Market Square
Precise location In centre of square to the west of the Town Hall
A-Z ref None
OS ref SN767343
Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1900
Unveiling details Unveiled 3 January 1901
Commissioned by Revd. Thomas Evans and Mrs. Evans of Henllys
Duty of care Carmarthenshire County Council
Listing status II
At risk? Not at risk

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