National Recording Project


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

The Mermaid


Type Sculpture

     Reclining mermaid on stone base with face to one side, her long hair forms part of one end of work.
     The work was unveiled by the Prince of Wales in May 1989 to celebrate the occasion of the formal opening of Swansea Maritime Quarter.
     Opening of Swansea Maritime Quarter in May 1989.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Young, Gordon Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole work Woodkirk Stone 150cm high x 240cmwide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Biological growth
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Other
  • None
Road Marine Walk
Precise location East end of promenade on paved area outside houses, overlooking beach and sea
A-Z ref None
OS ref SS665925
Date of design 1987-89
Year of unveiling 1989
Unveiling details 25th May 1989
Commissioned by None
Duty of care City and Council of Swansea
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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