Brampton Bee Tree - Brampton Park, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, UK.
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N 53° 00.995 W 002° 13.180
30U E 552347 N 5874399
Quick Description: The Brampton Bee Tree wood carving is located in Brampton Park on Brampton Road in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/12/2019 8:53:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM1076W
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member carleenp
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Long Description:
The Brampton Bee Tree wood carving has been created from a Common Ash tree by sculptor Anthony Hammond. It is located in Brampton Park in Newcastle-under-Lyme.

'Anthony Hammond is an Award winning artist, sculptor and craftsman based in North Staffordshire.
He has worked nation-wide as a freelance artist since 1998.
His focus is predominantly on large scale public art works and private commissions and he has produced many successful projects across the country for a variety of clients.'http://www.anthonyhammond.co.uk/

An board located adjacent to the carving gives the following information;
'Brampton Bee Tree
These carvings depict the key aspects of a honey bee colony
and include a queen, drone,and worker as well as the
different stages of a hive developing.
The project was funded in partnership with the
North Staffs Model Engineering Society,
and was created by local artist
Anthony Hammond.
Logos at the bottom of the board,
Newcastle-under-Lyme in Bloom - Communities Growing Together
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
Newcastle in Bloom 2017 - Supporting Newcastle's Bloomin' Wildlife

The carving of the Bee Tree was started on 20th June 2017. Two short videos of this can be seen at the following link: (visit link)
Type of insect: Bee

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