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Memorial details

Memorial type
Sculptured / Cast group
District
Cardiff
Town
Caerdydd/ Cardiff
County
South Glamorgan
Country
Wales
Commemoration
Roman Invasions and Occupation (55BC-early 5th Century AD)
Maker
James Havard Thomas (Sculptor)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 27 October1916
    Attended by: RT HON DAVID LLOYD GEORGE MP
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
61233

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Current location

The Marble Hall
Neadd y Ddinas /City Hall
Gorsedd Gardens Rd
Caerdydd/ Cardiff
Cardiff
South Glamorgan
CF10 3ND
Wales

OS Grid Ref: ST 182 768
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
Central female figure in flowing Grecian-style gown. Both arms round two smaller female figures in similar style clothing, one of whom looks up at her with her right arm outstretched while the other gazes downward with her right arm across her chest and touching Boadicea's left hand. mARBLE TABLET ON PEDESTAL WITH INSCRIPTION
Inscription
BUDDUG/ BOADICEA/ DIED A.D.61/ J.HAVARD THOMAS/ SCULPTOR (On right hand base of the statue) J.HAVARD THOMAS/ MCMXIII- MCMXVI
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Roman Invasions and Occupation (55BC-early 5th Century AD)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Sculpture
    Measurements: height c1830mm
    Materials: Marble - Serravezza
  • Pedestal
    Measurements: height 760mm.
    Materials: Marble
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - Sienna
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • THE BUILDINGS OF WALES by NEWMAN, J Glamorgan (1995) p.224 Source: Image Library
  • Public Monuments and Sculpture Association CARDIFF 001

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