Farewell rock - definition of Farewell rock by The Free Dictionary
|(Mining) ||the Millstone grit; - so called because no coal is found worth working below this stratum. It is used for hearths of furnaces, having power to resist intense heat. |
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The exhibition is called Farewell Rock
, which is also the name for the band of sandstone that lies below the coal measures.
Shortly after the commission in 2006 he won the Gold Medal for Fine Art at the National Eisteddfod for his images Farewell Rock
, a collection of photographs taken in the mountains above Cwmllynfell.