J5081 : The 'Bangor Bell' sculpture, Bangor

taken 3 years ago, near to Bangor, Northern Ireland

The 'Bangor Bell' sculpture, Bangor
The 'Bangor Bell' sculpture, Bangor
The recently erected sculpture close to Bangor Abbey.
The 'Bangor Bell'
4 metre high sculpture the ‘Bangor Bell’ (officially named Fluctus Angelorum) which is sited close to Bangor Abbey.

The sculpture was commissioned by Ards and North Down Borough Council to commemorate the journey of St Columbanus from Bangor via France and Switzerland to Bobbio in Italy 1,400 years ago. It was created by Cork based sculptor Holger C. Lönze and is modelled on the ninth century 35cm high hand-held ‘Bangor Bell’ which was unearthed at Bangor Abbey in the late 1700s, and which is now kept at the North Down Museum.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 7 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
Artwork (from Tags)
Sculpture 
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Sculpture 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 500 811 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.3731N 5:40.5054W
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Irish: geotagged! J 500 811
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Sculpture  Bangor (Co Down)  Bangor  Bangor Bell 

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