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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Sign For Nature Centre

Summary

Type Other

     Crafted from wrought iron, the sign incorporates many plants, animals, birds, and insects in its borders around vignettes which represent the months of the year. Each month is represented by specific breeds of plants and animals, appropriate to the time of year. For example, March is represented by mallard ducks, marsh marigolds and daffodils, while August has thistles, goldfinches and fritillary butterflies. (1)
     Designed by Sheila Carter and constructed by her husband Ron and their sons at Trapp Forge near Burnley.
    

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Carter, Sheila Designer
Carter, Ron Metal worker

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Sign Iron 4.8m h x 3.6m w

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
WMbiBIxx076 BM
General condition Good
Surface condition
Structural condition
Vandalism
Road Pershore
Precise location Birmingham Nature Centre
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

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Date of design None
Year of unveiling 1990
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by Birmingham Nature Centre
Duty of care Birmingham Nature Centre
Listing status Not listed
At risk? Not at risk

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