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Public Statues and Sculpture Association

Mary Webb

Creative Commons CC BY-SA4.0

Sculptor: Jemma Pearson

Founder: Castle Fine Arts Foundry in Llanrhaeadr

Materials: Bronze bust on plinth of Grinshill stone.

Unveiled: 2016

Mary Webb

Mary Webb (1881-1927), author, best known for her novel Precious Bane. Webb was born in Leighton a small village south of Shrewsbury. The bust was commissioned by the Mary Webb Society following a generous legacy from Muriel Furbank, a former member.

Location: Outside Shrewsbury Library, Shropshire.