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The Banks Mosaic, Bowness-on-Solway
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick
N 54° 57.234 W 003° 12.783
30U E 486355 N 6089682
Quick Description: The Banks is a Edwardian promenade which has been refurbished and a wooden hut for the Hadrian's Wall walk has been built. The mosaic is on the hut floor.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/25/2009 5:01:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM72XN
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member macleod1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Roman style mosaic was part of the regeneration of the Banks, and depicts the bird life visible on the Solway estuary in front of you. It is taken from the drawings of the primary school children with the help of the artist Gilly Walton. Amongst the birds shown are oystercatcher, canada geese, cormorant and heron. Two salmon flank the scene.

links
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Streetmap (visit link)
Specific visit requirements:
daylight or bring a torch


Address:
The Banks
Bowness-on-Solway, Cumbria UK
CA7 5BJ


Related web site: [Web Link]

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