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

Commemorative Panel

Summary

Type Panel

     Slate panel on wall with inscription.
     Commissioned by the Committee of the Happy Winter Evening Entertainments in 1912, to commemorate the first printing press in Wales which was set up in Newcastle Emlyn in 1718.
    

Inscriptions

Letters incised in slate and painted white: THIS TABLET IS ERECTED / BY THE COMMITTEE / OF THE HAPPY WINTER EVENING / ENTERTAINMENTS 1912, / TO COMMEMORATE THE SETTING UP / OF THE / FIRST PRINTING PRESS / IN WALES, / NEAR THIS SPOT, BY / ISAAC CARTER, / IN THE YEAR / 1718.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Known, Not ---

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Panel Slate 74cm high x 74cm wide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
CARMARTH016 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Other
Vandalism
  • None
Road Junction of B4333 and A475
Precise location Fixed to wall to left of healthfood shop by bridge
A-Z ref None
OS ref SN308408
Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1912
Unveiling details 1912
Commissioned by Committee of the Happy Winter Evening Entertainments
Duty of care None
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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