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

Bid Ben Bid Bont

Summary

Type Street Furniture

     Carved brick sculpture/bench.
     Gwen Heeney was the artist in residence producing Bid Ben Bid Bont for the school playing field. A series of workshops were run with the children.
     The work was inspired by the school motto, a line from the story of Branwen from the Mabinogion.

Inscriptions

Incised on lower front of work: BID BEN BID BONT

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Heeney, Gwen Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Bid Ben Bid Bont Brick 175cm high x 1320cm wide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
POWYS062 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
Vandalism
  • None
Road None
Precise location In playing fields of Llanfyllin High School
A-Z ref None
OS ref SJ143193
Date of design 1999
Year of unveiling 1999
Unveiling details 1999
Commissioned by Arts Council of Wales
Duty of care Llanfyllin High School
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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