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

Commemorative stone

Summary

Type Marker

     Large stone with two slate plaques inset in front. The top of the stone has a tablet with Radnor County Council 1973 incised on it so presumably the stone was renovated at that time.
         

Inscriptions

Two slate plaques inset into front of stone. Inscriptions incised into slate and painted gold. Upper plaque: WHEN / WILLIAM PUGH OF BRYN-LLYWARCH / MADE THE ROAD FROM / NEWTOWN TO BUILTH / HE FIXED A WEIGHING MACHINE / HERE IN 1823 / AND IN 1885 / WILLIAM B PUGH OF DOLFOR / REMOVED IT. Lower plaque: THE / ABOVE STONE WAS PLACED / IN ITS PRESENT POSITION BY / EDWARD MINTON-BEDDOES / SQUIRE OF DOLFOR / IN 1930.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Known, Not ---

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole work Stone 170cm high x 140cm wide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
POWYS034 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Other
Vandalism
  • None
Road A483
Precise location By side of main road running through village
A-Z ref None
OS ref SO098782
Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1930
Unveiling details 1930
Commissioned by Edward Minton-Beddoes
Duty of care Powys County Council
Listing status Don't know
At risk? No known risk

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