Stone lion with the Campanile behind, Portmeirion

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RIBApix ref no RIBA48175
Architect/DesignerWilliams-Ellis, Sir Clough (1883-1978)
Artist/PhotographerLambert, Sam (1927-1981)
CountryUK: Wales
CityPortmeirion
Subject Date1973
Image Date1973
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 210 Portmeirion
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The stone lion was presented to Sir Clough Williams-Ellis on his 90th birthday on 28th May, 1973, by his friends and family. It was originally located outside Cliff House but was moved to the toilet block in 1979. The Campanile was completed in 1928.

Subject tags

town planning, belfries, bell towers, sculpture, stone, fantastic architecture, statues, villages