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Tregaron
Ceredigion

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Twm Siôn Cati - Thomas Jones

Tregaron c. 1530 - 1609
figure in Welsh folklore, often described as the Welsh Wizard
(Wikipedia)
Grace Young-Monaghan
2009

Tregaron /  Twm Siôn Cati - Thomas Jones   Tregaron /  Twm Siôn Cati - Thomas Jones

Description

Wooden sculpture of a man hiding behind a tree.

Tregaron / Twm Sin Cati - Thomas Jones Tregaron / Twm Sin Cati - Thomas Jones

Inscription(s)

Thomas Jones, Tregaron
(Twm Siôn Cati)
1530-1609

Crëwyd y cerflun pren hwn i goffáu 400 mlwyddiant
marwolaeth Thomas Jones, Tregaron a aned ym
Mhorth y Ffynnon yn 1530, dafliad carreg o'r lleoliad hwn.
Ysbrydolwyd y darn gan aelodau prosiect Dysgu Gyda'n
Gilydd o dan nawdd:- Prifysgol Aberystwyth, Arian
Amcan 1 Cronfa Gymdeithasol Ewrop a Chronfa
Ymddiriedolaeth Cymunedau yn Gyntaf. Comisiynwyd
Grace Younv Monaghan i gwblhau'r ferflun yn 2009.

This wood carving was created to commemorate the 400th
anniversary of the death of Thomas Jones of Tregaron,
born at Porth y Ffynnon in 1530, a stone's throw from
here.
The carving was the inspiration of the Dysgu Gydan'n
Gilydd project part financed by:- Aberystwyth University,
Objective 1 European Social Fund and Communities First
Trust Fund. Grace Young Monaghan was commissioned to
complete the carving in 2009.

Signed: Grace. TWM 2009.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 52°13'10" W 3°55'59"

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