SJ4782 : Childe of Hale bronze statue

taken 4 years ago, near to Hale, Halton, Great Britain

Childe of Hale bronze statue
Childe of Hale bronze statue
In 1996, Phil Bews carved John Middleton, Childe of Hale statue out of a dead beech tree and this proved so popular that when it became diseased and was removed, a bronze statue was commissioned. Original photograph and story LinkExternal link
Designed by sculptors Phil Bews and Diane Gorvin, a bronze life-size statue was sited on the green outside Hale Village’s Manor House in April 2015.
There are two life-sized portraits of John Middleton in existence, one can be seen in Speke Hall while the other hangs in Brasenose College, Oxford.
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SJ4782, 41 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Primary Subject of Photo
Statue 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4708 8216 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.0213N 2:47.7683W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4704 8217
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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