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

Decorative Arches

Summary

Type Panel

     This set of arches are placed over a pedestrian passageway, they each depict scenes from Medieval life. The scenes are; the arming of a knight; a Medieval troopship; gathering the harvest; four shepherds and a star; a fourteenth century windmill with miller; cumulating in a shield-like arch with the name 'Long Entry' above three circles which are above two heraldic lions.
         

Inscriptions

On both sides of each arch in turn: LONG ENTRY A Mediaeval/ Troopship Gathering/ the Harvest The Shepherds/ and the star A C14th/ Windmill LONG/ ENTRY

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Field, Steve Designer
Harvey, D R Metal worker
Ellis, Richard Not Known
O'Toole, L Not Known

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Arch no. 1, (King Street end) Steel, painted 300cm high x 145cm wide
Arch no. 2 Steel, painted 300cm high x 145cm wide
Arch no. 3 Steel, painted 250cm high x 100cm wide
Arch no. 4 Steel, painted 300cm high x 145cm wide
Arch no. 5 Steel, painted 250cm high x 110cm wide
Arch no. 6, (Market Place end) Steel, painted 300cm high x 100cm wide

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
WMduDUjj024 BM
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
Vandalism
  • Graffiti
  • Structural damage
Road Long Entry
Precise location Between Kings Street and Market Place
A-Z ref 55 E3
OS ref SO948904
Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1995
Unveiling details 1995
Commissioned by Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Duty of care Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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