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

Classical female statues

Summary

Type Statue , Building

     Four standing classical female statues.
     The façade of the late 17th century Banqueting House is nearly all that remains of the original house built at Margam. The wall was reconstructed in Thomas Mansel Talbot's pleasure grounds early in the nineteenth century. John Newman suggests that the classical females do not seem to personify the seasons and that they look of the 19th century.
    

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Known, Not ---

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Four statues Stone Each 213cm high approx

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
NPT008 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Other
Vandalism
  • None
Road None
Precise location In niches on façade of Temple of the Four Seasons (façade of late 17th century Banqueting House) west of the Orangery
A-Z ref None
OS ref SS804865
Date of design Wall - late 17th century. Statues 19th century
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by None
Duty of care Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
Listing status Don't know
At risk? No known risk

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