SH5772 : Menai Woods Memorial, Bangor

taken 7 years ago, near to Bangor, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Menai Woods Memorial, Bangor
Menai Woods Memorial, Bangor
This pair of slate tablets are to be found near the Bangor-side entrance to Menai Woods, just off Holyhead Road in Upper Bangor.

There is a Welsh and English tablet.

The tablets read:

COED MENAI
ANRHEG CORONI 1953
Trosglwyddwyd rhyddfraint y tir lle mae'r
coed hyn i Ddinas Bangor gan
SYR MICHAEL DUFF
Y Faenol
I ddathlu Coroni EI Mawrhydi Y
FRENHINES ELIZABETH II are Fehefin yr 2 fed,1953.

Dadorchuddiwyd y Dabled hon gan ei Deilyngdod y
Maer, Yr Henadur HUGH J. JONES. Y.H.
Hydref 1953.

MENAI WOODS
CORONATION GIFT 1953
The freehold of the land occupied by these woods
was conveyed to the City of Bangor by
SIR MICHAEL DUFF
of Vaynol Park
To commemorate the coronation of Her Majesty
QUEEN ELIZABETH II on the 2nd June, 1953.

This tablet was unveiled by His Worship
the Mayor of Bangor Alderman HUGH J. JONES. J.P.
October 1953.

Menai woods is a narrow strip of woodland running parallel to Holyhead Road. There is a narrow footpath that winds it way through the woods. There is an entrance on the Bangor-side (where the tablets are) and near the Normal College.
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Date Taken
Friday, 13 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 16 January, 2012
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Memorial > Memorial   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 572 721 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.6551N 4:8.3970W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SH 572 721
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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