NH4858 : The Norns

taken 5 years ago, near to Strathpeffer, Highland, Great Britain

The Norns
The Norns
One of five four-metre tall wood carvings located within the Strathpeffer Spa Gardens.
Another view: NH4858 : The Norns - Urd.
Close-up of information plaque for this sculpture: .
Strathpeffer Spa Gardens Wooden Sculptures
Strathpefferís Spa Gardens is home to five, four metre tall, four-tonne wooden sculptures created by woodcarver Allister Brebner. Allister works in premises within the former Strathpeffer railway station, and his sculptures were moved to their present positions in the Spa Gardens in 2007.
The sculptures represent local myths and legends from Celtic, Viking and Pictish culture. Each of the five pieces is carved from trunks of giant Douglas Firs which came from the Novar Estate in Evanton.
The sculpture project was funded by Highland 2007, Ross and Cromarty Enterprise, Awards for All and the North British Trust. The gardens are in the care of Strathpeffer Community Council.
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 December, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 December, 2014
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
Strathpeffer 
Primary Subject of Photo
Art 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 4841 5803 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:35.2067N 4:32.2422W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 4841 5803
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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