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

Lluest Colliery Memorial

Summary

Type Other

     Iron coal dram painted black topped with chippings mixed with 'coal'. Dram is resting on rails which are set within a large square brick platform, inset with stone chippings. There is seating around the edge of the platform.
         

Inscriptions

Brass plate on side of dram states in English and Welsh that it commemorates miners killed at Llest Colliery on 18th August 1899, followed by a list of nineteen names. The memorial also commemorates all miners who lost their lives at the collieries of the Garw Valley.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Known, Not ---

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole work Iron 120cm high x 214cm wide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
BRIDGEND009 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
Vandalism
  • None
Road A4064
Precise location Set back from main road just out of village
A-Z ref None
OS ref SS907894
Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by None
Duty of care None
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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