SH4264 : Sculpture depicting Marram Grass

taken 12 years ago, near to Niwbwrch, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Sculpture depicting Marram Grass
Sculpture depicting Marram Grass
This sculpture depicts the "Gafrod" of marram grass, harvested and drying in the sun. Newborough residents used to harvest the Marram grass every two years, and leave it to dry from its green colour to a golden yellow.
Gafrod was the local term for the bundles of marram standing on end, gathered and tied at the top with a plaited cord of marram.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 May, 2006
Category
Sculpture   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 426 647 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:9.3662N 4:21.3276W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 425 646
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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