TL4658 : Mill Road Cemetery artwork: House Sparrow

taken 7 years ago, near to Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Mill Road Cemetery artwork: House Sparrow
Mill Road Cemetery artwork: House Sparrow
Scottish granite.

Inscriptions:

Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings,
and not one of them is forgotten before God?
- Luke 12:6

No longer
country clubber,
barn bouncer,
hedgerow flasher,
bran dipper,
puddle bather,
dust bowler,
stubble scrounger,
dew nibbler,
creeper sleeper,
dung dobbler.
No longer
city slicker,
curb crawler,
gutter weaver,
brick clinger,
dotty mobster,
sill scruffer,
traffic dodger,
drain clogger,
putty pecker,
car bomber.
No longer
daily greeter,
scratch singer,
piebald shitter,
bib bobber,
cocky bugger,
boss brawler,
gossip spinner,
crowd pleaser,
heaven filler,
wing dancer.
No longer.
- Andrew Motion
‘Bird Stones’: Mill Road Cemetery artwork

Six standing stones and one wooden bench commissioned from sculptor Gordon Young, known for SD3036 : The Comedy Carpet in Blackpool and the NT2840 : 7stanes signposts. All are inscribed with poetry related to birds, and the stones have perches and water wells. Inaugurated by the sculptor and the Mayor of Cambridge, Paul Saunders, 22 February 2014.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 February, 2014
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4621 5837 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.2501N 0:8.2897E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4621 5837
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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