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Synonyms for plinth

an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)

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New Hartley Community Association chairman Clive Raper added: "It's great to have this plinth which tells the story of the disaster.
The marble plinth will be officially blessed by Rev Trevor Lathom, Vicar of Walton-on-the-Hill Church.
The development of an arts centre in Pendyris Street (old tram station site) off Clare Road and Taffs Mead Embankment means a focus site is already being established which can facilitate a plinth development plan.
A SUPPORT group has given hospital staff a lift by donating new treatment plinths for heavy patients.
The plinth has a poem inscribed on it which was written by internationally published local poet Mark Robinson which hints at the town's industrial past.
Open the cupboard doors and look along the base of the unit just above the plinth and you should see a few screws that have been driven through the base of the unit into the plinth.
For years, the A-listed statue has been the target of students and revellers who climb the plinth to place a traffic cone on the monument outside the city's Gallery of Modern Art.
For the first time, visitors can further engage with the Fourth Plinth commission, which is funded by the Mayor of London with support from Arts Council England.
A bronze sculpture of a boy on a rocking horse and a giant bright blue cockerel will take their place on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square.
Other notable artworks which have featured on the empty plinth have included Antony Gormley's One & Other last year, which saw 2,400 people taking the space for an hour to do what they wanted.
Drill 4 holes in each corner on your pencil marks, this will allow you to get the jigsaw blade through the plinth and start cutting out the hole to fit the vent.
TIPS: Former Scissett First School pupil Sarah Lawrence returns to show pupils her work and (right) Sarah on the Trafalgar Square plinth
A project called "One & Other" is letting 2,400 people occupy a plinth for an hour.
A NORTH East artist is the latest in line to climb on to Antony Gormley's Fourth Plinth in London's Trafalgar Square today.
THE sister of a student who died from an undiagnosed heart condition is to take up a place on Trafalgar Square's Fourth Plinth in his memory.