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Queen of Mercia
Manchester Ship Canal
Runcorn



Philip Bews Diane Gorvin
Sculpture for public sites

 

Queen of Mercia

Centenary Gardens -  Manchester Ship Canal, Runcorn, Cheshire. Commissioned by Halton Borough Council and the Manchester Ship Canal Company  

 

Description:         

Four metres long x two metres wide steel fabricated boat form, with cast bronze figurehead based on Saxon Queen of Mercia, Ethelfreda – the remains of her castle are nearby. Set in Yorkstone paving. 

Steel boat frame fabricated by Oldroyd Bros. Ltd. Bronze cast by Castle Fine Arts Foundry.

                                                                                                    

 

 

© Diane Gorvin Philip Bews 2013

 
queen of mercia sculpture