Bronze sculpture of St Cuthbert's "Journey"

  • Description

    "Fenwick Lawson carved the first version of this sculpture "Journey" in 1999 from seven elm trees; it is now on Holy Island. After it was exhibited in Durham Cathedral local people raised £200,000 to have a bronze casting, and this is now in Millennium Square Durham. It was unveiled in 2008 by Princess Anne. St Cuthbert's body was at Lindisfarne, but in 875 fearing a Viking invasion monks carried it away, first to Workington, then Whithorn, Crayke, Chester-le-Street, Ripon and finally to Durham where it remained. See Fenwick Lawson's website http://www.fenwicklawson.co.uk/index.htm ." Photo by David Hawgood, 2009.
  • Owner

    David Hawgood
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1128545
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 3 months ago
    Viewed: 158 times
    Picture Taken: 2009-01-11
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