National Recording Project


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

Abstract Panel and Bear and Staff Emblem


Type Sculpture

     An abstract panel constructed from geometrical-shapes including a roundel from which the bear and staff of Warwickshire protrudes. The whole panel forms the fa├žade of a projecting first floor level gallery. The Warwickshire County coat of arms is: gules, a bear erect argent, muzzled of the first, collared and chained Or, supporting a ragged staff of the second, the chain reflexed over the back and encircling the staff, on a chief of the third three cross crosslets of the first, the shield ensigned with a mural crown gold. (A bear standing with a ragged staff to which it is chained, three double crosses and a castellated crown.)



Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Abstract panel Stone, metal 400cm high x800cm wide approx
Bear roundel Stone, colured glass 200cm diameter

PMSA recording information

General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Accretions
  • Metallic staining
Structural condition
  • None
  • None
Road Northgate Street
Precise location Second Courtyard of Shire Hall and Courts complex
A-Z ref None
OS ref SP281651
Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by None
Duty of care Warwickshire County Council
Listing status Don't know
At risk? No known risk

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