Stone sculpture of WW1 Bugler at Astley Park Garden of Reflection, Chorley

Wood Sculpture, Stone carvings, by the sculptor Thompson dagnall. 

Wood Sculpture carvings Stone sculptor

"Gauging the Ripple"

“Gauging The Ripple”

 Carved from oak commissioned by The Ribble Link Trust with British Waterways at the Millennium Ribble Link Preston Lancashire.

 

"Gauging The Ripple”

Stood at the edge of lock 8 (the top of a staircase) is a figure staring down into the water. “Gauging the ripple” The title refers to the contemplation, meditation, almost a prayer to the river. He reads the signs gauging the tidal window, the height and physical volume of water in the lock.” The Ripple” as well as describing the surface of the water and alluding to its expanding influence is also thought to be the original name for the river.

 

Size 4m x 1m x 1m

"Gauging the Ripple"

"Gauging the Ripple" Part of the Ribble link Sculpture Trail "Earth, Air, Fire and Water" On the Millenium Ribble Link at the top lock.