Glenkiln Sculpture Park

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Glenkiln Sculpture Park is a sculpture landscape in Dumfries and Galloway, south-west Scotland.

After one of the bronze statues was stolen all the statues except the Glenkiln Cross and reclining figures have been removed.

It comprises six sculptures placed in a moorland setting around Glenkiln Reservoir.[1] The sculptures are located around 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) north-west of Shawhead, and 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) west of Dumfries.

Between 1951 and 1976, local landowner Sir William Keswick (grandson of William Keswick) assembled a collection of works by Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore, and Jacob Epstein.[2] Keswick worked with the artists in siting their works in a natural landscape, and commissioned works.[3]

On 13 October 2013, the BBC reported that Standing Figure had been stolen.[4]

All the sculptures except "Glenkiln Cross" have been removed for security reasons on police advice and are no longer available to view.[5]

The sculptures are:

There is also a memorial to commemorate the diamond wedding of Sir William and Lady Keswick.



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Coordinates: 55°05′02″N 3°49′12″W / 55.083779°N 3.819945°W / 55.083779; -3.819945