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

Library Mural

Summary

Type Panel

     Two panels of an alphabet mural in tiles on north facing exterior walls of public library.
     The work was commissioned by Caerphilly County Borough Council as part of a three year programme, with funding from the Arts Lottery, to improve and refurbish towns in the county. The artists were found and the individual projects managed by Cywaith Cymru.
     The mural is a celebration of the multitude of ways in which we communicate. It makes reference to the building's function as a place of learning and invites public interaction by allowing passers by to find messages hidden in the text.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Robertson, Malcolm Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole work Stainless steel 1st section of wall: 180cm high x 880cm wide
None None 2nd section of wall: 128cm high x 190cm wide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
CAER009 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Other
Vandalism
  • None
Road High Street
Precise location Exterior walls of public library
A-Z ref None
OS ref ST145946
Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1999
Unveiling details 1999
Commissioned by Caerphilly County Borough Council
Duty of care Caerphilly County Borough Council
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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