SH7982 : Arthur Hewitt 1876 - 1951, Llandudno

taken 7 years ago, near to Llandudno, Conwy, Great Britain

Arthur Hewitt 1876 - 1951, Llandudno
Arthur Hewitt 1876 - 1951, Llandudno
A plaque dedicated to Arthur Hewitt in Llandudno. The plaque is located on the former Washington Hotel in the town.

Arthur Hewitt was a local architect who designed many of the outstanding buildings of Llandudno. These included the Palladium (now a J D Wetherspoon pub), Odeon Cinema (now unfortunately demolished) and of course The Washington Hotel to name but a few.

He was also the commanding officer of the 5th battalion (Caernarfonshire) Home Guard.

The plaque in bi-lingual and the text reads:

Arthur Hewitt 1876 - 1951

Pensaer lleol a chynllunydd llawer o adeiladau sylweddol
yn Llandudno, gan gynnwys Gwesty'r Washington.
Un Unad Heddwch, fe'i penodwud i urdd yr Ymarodraeth Brydeinig
ac yn Ddirprwy Raglaw Sir Gaernarfon yn 1946.

Local architect and designer of many significant buildings
in Llandudno, including the Washington Hotel.
A Justice of the Peace, he was appointed the OBE
and Deputy Lieutenant of Caernarfonshire in 1946.
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Wednesday, 25 January, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 6 February, 2012
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