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Braintree
Essex

East of England

Manor Street
(Town Hall, Clock Tower)

Truth

Hermon Cawthra
1927

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Description

Statue of a putto gazing a mirror, representing the Truth. It refers to the motto chosen for the Braintree coat-of-arms 'Hold to the Truth'. It standing on top of the bell tower of the town hall. It was placed there on 1 October 1927.

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Location (N 51°52'40" - E 0°33'12")

Item Code: gbee105; Photograph: 17 March 2019
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