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

Fountain

Summary

Type Fountain

     Cadw report: 'Round-arched recess in 3 orders constructed of Anglesey limestone set into slight projection from park wall, inner arch framing niche with copper pipe discharging through carved shell into lobed trough below with moulded rim.'
     Commissioned by George Hay Dawkins Pennant in 1834.
    

Inscriptions

Inscription carved around inner arch (eroded): THIS FOUNTAIN WAS ERECTED / BY / MR. DAWKINS PENNANT / FEBY 17TH 1854

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Known, Not ---

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Fountain and trough Anglesey Limestone 262cm high x 325cm wide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
GWYNEDD026 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Biological growth
  • Abrasions, cracks, splits
Structural condition
  • Broken, missing parts
Vandalism
  • None
Road Minor road between Llandygai and Tal-y-bont
Precise location Built into the park wall to Penryn Castle on the north side of the road between Llandygai and Tal-y-bont approximately 40m west of the bridge over the Afon Ogwen.
A-Z ref None
OS ref SH601708
Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1834
Unveiling details Unveiled on 17 February 1834
Commissioned by George Hay Dawkins Pennant
Duty of care None
Listing status II
At risk? No known risk

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