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

Statue of Gareth Edwards

Summary

Type Sculpture , Statue

     Bronze statue of Gareth Edwards making a pass from the base of the scrum. Set on octagonal base of blocks of coloured marble. Flowers planted around base of statue.
     The work was commissioned by the Heron Corporation which developed the site, through McDonald Rowe, a company which promoted British sculpture by placing works of art in shopping centres and other public places. The work was unveiled by Gareth Edwards in April 1982.
     Gareth Edwards was a renowned Welsh international rugby scrum-half.

Inscriptions

Plaque at site: GARETH EDWARDS / By / BONAR DUNLOP A.R.I.B.S.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Dunlop, Bonar Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Statue Bronze 152cm high (NB Figure depicted in low 'crouched' position
Base Marble 116cm high

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
CARDIFF108 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • Other
Vandalism
  • None
Road Town Wall
Precise location In St. David's Centre Shopping Arcade
A-Z ref 30 4A
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design 1982
Year of unveiling 1982
Unveiling details 23rd April 1982
Commissioned by Heron Corporation
Duty of care None
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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