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James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)
James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)
James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)
James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)
James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)
James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)
James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)
James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)
James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)
James Rice Buckley (1849–1924)

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The subject is shown standing with his legs apart, hatted, his left hand holding papers close to his chest, and with his right hand a walking stick held away from his body. The figure is set upon a small plinth, all upon two inscribed pedestal blocks that are square in plan. The higher block is smaller, with a plain block below.




bronze & stone


H 183 x W (?) x D (?) cm;
Plinth: H 105 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

funded by public subscription

Work type



Cardiff Council


Cardiff Council

Work status


Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

30th October 1926

Listing date



at all times

Signature/marks description

inscribed on the left side of the plinth: W. GOSCOMBE JOHN. R.A.; on the right side of the plinth: A.B. BURTON. / FOUNDER. / THAMES DITTON.

Inscription description

inscribed on the upper pedestal block: A MAN HE WAS / TO ALL / THE COUNTRY DEAR; on the lower block: JAMES RICE BUCKLEY / 1878 VICAR OF LLANDAFF 1924 / ARCHDEACON OF LLANDAFF / 1913 - 1924; on the rear of the top pedestal block: ERECTED BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTIONS


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Located at

The Cathedral Green, Cardiff (Caerdydd)