ST5393 : Restorative work

taken 4 years ago, near to Chepstow/Cas-Gwent, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

Restorative work
Restorative work
The old town gate of Chepstow was part of the original thirteenth century castle and walls built by Roger Bigod. The gate itself has undergone a number of changes and alterations since, but this crest marks the work undertaken by Charles Somerset, 1st Earl of Worcester. The date is given as 1514, although most records list 1524 as the completion.

Following more work carried out by the local council, local artist Keith Underwood was commissioned to produce this recasting of the Earl's armorial bearings; they were unveiled in April 1986 by the Duke of Beaufort.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013
Category
Coat of Arms   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5327 9379 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.4576N 2:40.6011W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5326 9378
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