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The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre
The Sea Ogre

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: David Roberts / Art UK

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'The Ogre' is one of a series of artworks and features that animate the Mythic Coast story trail along Cleveleys promenade in Lancashire. 'The Ogre' is green with shiny red eyes and only becomes visible at low tide. The artworks were inspired by the storybook ‘The Sea Swallow’, written by Gareth Thompson and illustrated by Hannah Megee which tells the tale of an Ogre stirring up the sea with his giant paddle, threatening the whole Wyre waterfront community, only to be thwarted by the story's hero Mary and her golden shell. Shipwrecks, Sea Swallows, the Seashell, the Ogre and the Paddle, all reflect elements of the book.

Date

2014 or before

Medium

limestone

Measurements

H 240 x W 150 x D (?) cm

Accession number

FY5_DR_S004

Acquisition method

commissioned by Wyre Council

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Wyre Council

Custodian

Wyre Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

January 2014

Access

at all times

Access note

Subject to tidal patterns.


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Located at

North Promenade, Cleveleys

FY5 1DW

Mid-way between the cinema and the round cafe building opposite Jubilee Gardens is a stone barrier. 'The Ogre' is located on the beach at the seaward end of the stone barrier and is only visible at low tide.