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Richard Trevithick

Tregajorran, Cornwall, 1771 - Dartford, Kent, 1833
British inventor and mining engineer
(Wikipedia)
Leonard Merrifield
1933

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Description

Commemorative plaque with portrait medaillon and relief of Trevithick's steam locomotive.

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Inscription(s)

[portrait]

close to this place
RICHARD TREVITHICK
born 1771-died 1833
PIONEER OF
HIGH PRESSURE STEAM
ran in the year 1808 the
first steam locomotive
to draw passengers

[steam locomotive]

erected by
the trevithick centenary
memorial committee

Sculptor

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Location (N 51°31'26" - W 0°8'3")

Item Code: gblo107; Photograph: 6 August 2014
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