Bat Sculpture - High Street - Quorn, Leicestershire
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Quick Description: The high number of bat species found in Quorn has been celebrated with a sculpture, which was designed by local community groups, and is located at the Banks, off Church Lane, Quorn.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/6/2016 11:51:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMQWGM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The high number of bat species found in Quorn has been celebrated with a sculpture, which was designed by local community groups, and is located at the Banks, off Church Lane, Quorn.

The inscription on a nearby plaque reads -
THE BAT SCULPTURE

This sculpture represents 6 species of bats found in Quorn
including one of England's rarest - the Leister's bat.
It was commissioned to reflect priority species particularly
with Quorn village.
The piece was designed by the artist Martin Heron in
collaboration with members of Stepping Out and the
Socially Wheeled Active Group from Rawlins Community College.
The creation of the sculpture was made possible through
Charnwood Borough Council's Biodiversity Community Art
Programme which was run as part of their Biodiversity Action Plan.

Councillor Neville Bird, Mayor of Charnwood,
unveiled on 18 Cctober 2000

Quorn
Parish Council
Title of Piece: Bat Sculpture

Artist: Martin Heron

Material/Media: Steel

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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