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Tavistock The Tree Sculpture, Devon


  • Located in Tavistock, Devon, South West England, England
  • Beautiful work of art in Tavistock on the western border of Dartmoor National Park
  • Celebrates the 900th anniversary of the granting of the Royal Market Charter in 1005 by Henry I
  • An accompanying information board reads:* 'THE TREE by Rosie Fierek. Erected 2007. Commissioned By Tavistock Market Charter Group IN 2005 TO commemorate THE 900TH anniversary of THE granting OF THE Royal Market Charter in 1105 BY Henry I. THE HISTORY OF TAVISTOCK GROWS UP THE TRUNK BEGINNING AT THE ROOTS WITH THE FOUNDING OF THE ABBEY. THE FRUITS REPRESENT ASPECTS OF TAVISTOCK TODAY AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF LOCAL CHILDREN. THE COLOURS ARE MOSTLY ACHIEVED WITH THE USE OF MINERALS TRADITIONALLY MINED LOCALLY. 2005 WAS ALSO THE 700TH ANNIVERSARY OF TAVISTOCK BECOMING A STANNARY TOWN'
  • Browse our 'The Tree, Tavistock Photo Gallery' to see the work of art in detail
  • Dartmoor National Park has a great deal of top public art. If this is of interest, see Moretonhampstead Public Art and Granite Song, River Teign for further ideas
  • *Capitals are used in many of the words on the board
  • By James Penman

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