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Llywelyn the Great - Llywelyn Fawr

Llywelyn the Great (Welsh: Llywelyn Fawr, full name Llywelyn ab Iorwerth)
c. 1172 - 1240
Prince of Gwynedd and eventually de facto ruler over most of Wales
(Wikipedia)
E.O. Griffiths
1898

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Description

Bronze statue of Llewelyn the Great with coronet and full armour standing with sword and shield, and painted. The statue surmounts a Corinthian column, standing in an octagonal basin. The rim of the basin is incised:
LLEWELYN AB IORWERTH FOUNDER OF CONWY ABBEY A.D. 1184

Inscription(s)

The Corporation of Conway engrave this plate to record
their gratitude for this Fountain Presented to the town by
ALBERT WOOD, D.L. J.P., OF BODLONDEB.
(a former Mayor of the borough)
charles wallace
mayor 1898

Conwy / Llywelyn the Great - Llywelyn Fawr

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 53°16'50" W 3°49'50"

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