Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)
Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)

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A bench with a seated figure of Mother Shipton (Ursula Southeil) prophetess and soothsayer.
Title

Mother Shipton (c.1488–1561)

Date

2017

Medium

bronze & wood

Accession number

HG5_FJ_S119

Acquisition method

commissioned by the Mother Shipton Appeal Committee and funded by public and group donations

Work type

Statue

Custodian

Knaresborough District Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

3rd October 2017

Access

at all times

Inscription description

pavement text, side 1: LEGEND and MYTH; side 2: 1488 MOTHER SHIPTON 1561 / PROPHETESS AN SOOTHSAYER; side 3: TRADITION and CUSTOM; side 4: WITH APPRECIATION / THE GEORGE. A. MOORE FOUNDATION; bench plaque 1: North Yorkshire County Council Northallerton I Knaresborough District Council I Knaresborough Civic Society / Knaresborough Men’s Forum I Knaresborough Lions I Marshalls of Elland West Yorkshire I HMCA’s Knaresborough / William Hill PLC Wood Green London I Dropping Well (Mother Shipton Ltd) Knaresborough I HSL Batley West Yorkshire / Rollings Glassware Harrogate I CNG Ltd Harrogate I Meehan Corporate Consulting Ltd Knaresborough / Jill and Jonathan Coote Knaresborough I Michael Owen Knaresborough; plaque 3: funders in Braille.

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Market Place, Knaresborough

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