NU0702 : Owl Tree Sculpture

taken 7 years ago, near to Rothbury, Northumberland, Great Britain

Owl Tree Sculpture
Owl Tree Sculpture
On a board nearby, the National Trust have provided the following information:

"This tree sculpture has been created by Tommy Craggs, an award-winning local artist. You can view his work on the internet at treesculpting.co.uk.

The tree is one of our historic Oaks, planted in 1892, which was badly damaged in storms last year. When it became apparent that it could not be saved, we looked at ways of keeping it as a feature in the garden and decided that a sculpture would add interest to the area and keep the tree as a presence in the garden.

The stump is carved with an owl NU0702 : Owl Sculpture, red squirrels and a woodpecker, all of which would have used the tree when it was alive. The bark is covered with wonderful mosses and lichens which Tommy has kept as part of the design."
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
Category
Sculpture   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 070 021 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:18.7869N 1:53.4378W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 070 021
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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