Common Darter
Common Darter
Common Darter
Common Darter
Common Darter
Common Darter
Common Darter
Common Darter

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A darter is a common dragonfly. It is represented here with outstretched wings, hovering over flowing water.

Common Darter




H 152 x W 132 x D 42 cm

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Acquisition method

commissioned by South Ribble Borough Council, United Utilities

Work type



South Ribble Borough Council


South Ribble Borough Council

Work status



at all times

Signature/marks description

conjoined initials carved on reverse: MB


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Located at

Holme Road, Penwortham


By the footpath on the south bank of the River Ribble. The sculpture is grouped with the 'Otter', 'Tawny Owl' and 'Brown Trout' sculptures.