Sword, Llanberis

Sword, Llanberis

Date

7 January 2018

Location

Llanberis
SH 57754 60521; 53.12282°N, 4.12714°W

Information

The 6m sculpture of a sword was installed in a car park on the bank of Llyn Padarn in Llanberis in November 2017. The artwork was erected at a cost of £14,000 as part of the Year of Legends tourism campaign in Wales and is said to be symbolic of the princes of Gwynedd. The sculpture has met with a mixed reception locally.

Sword, Llanberis with Dolbadarn Castle in the background (bottom, to left of sculpture)

Sword, Llanberis

Sword, Llanberis with Dinorwic Quarry in the background

Sword, Llanberis

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16 thoughts on “Sword, Llanberis

  1. Interesting! Certainly a statement piece and art is supposed to be controversial, so probably fair to say it fits the brief. You don’t say what you thought of it yourself…?

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