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Beacons and Fountain
Beacons and Fountain
Beacons and Fountain
Beacons and Fountain
Beacons and Fountain
Beacons and Fountain
Beacons and Fountain
Beacons and Fountain
Beacons and Fountain

© the artist. Photo credit: Simon Maddison / Art UK

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Three tall beacons or torches set inside a pavement level water feature with lights at their base. They are inspired by one of the Garden City’s most important icons, the 1909 Foursquare Our City processional banner. They are a symbol of regeneration, evoking images of leaf forms, flower buds, shoots or flaming torches.

Date

2010

Medium

copper

Measurements

H 600 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

SG6_SM_SO15

Acquisition method

commissioned by North Hertfordshire District Council

Work type

Water fountain, trough or pump

Owner

North Hertfordshire District Council

Custodian

North Hertfordshire District Council

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at all times


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Located at

Station Place, Letchworth

SG6 3AN