List of public art in Herefordshire

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This is a list of public art in the Herefordshire county of England. This list applies only to works of public art on permanent display in an outdoor public space. For example, this does not include artworks in museums.

Bromyard and district[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Wikidata Notes
Burley Gate - sculpture (29033310910).jpg Weather vane [1] Burley Gate junction of the A417 and A465

52°07′15″N 2°35′44″W / 52.120849°N 2.595628°W / 52.120849; -2.595628
2014 (2014) Sculpture Steel Q47012927
Bromyard Time Tower.jpg The Time Tower Bromyard Bypass

52°11′15″N 2°30′26″W / 52.1873809°N 2.5073337°W / 52.1873809; -2.5073337
2000 (2000)[2] Phillip Bess & Diane Gorvin[3] Sculpture Wood Q47012927 [4]
Bromyard Heritage Centre - Resting Sheep (36385692190).jpg Resting Sheep Bromyard Heritage Centre

52°11′26″N 2°30′25″W / 52.190430°N 2.506879°W / 52.190430; -2.506879
2000 (2000) Ann Campbell Sculpture Bronze Lifesize Bromyard and Winslow Town Council Q47456415 [4]
The Mappa Grundi.jpg Mappa Grundi Stoke Lacy Village Hall

52°08′55″N 2°33′06″W / 52.1485°N 2.5517°W / 52.1485; -2.5517
2005 (2005) Mark de la Torre Sculpture ceramic h= 4m, w= 3m Q47456445 [5]
...To The Woods Today - geograph.org.uk - 115114.jpg Bear Tilbury Plantation, Herefordshire, UK

52°13′02″N 2°30′23″W / 52.217324°N 2.5064°W / 52.217324; -2.5064
Sculpture wood Q47456606

Golden Valley[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Wikidata Notes
The Obelisk Adjacent to St John Kemble Chapel and Doctors' Surgery, Ewyas Harold

51°57′08″N 2°53′27″W / 51.9522533°N 2.8907934°W / 51.9522533; -2.8907934
2010 (2010) Graeme Mitcheson sculpture sandstone h=1.5m, w=1m, d=1m Q47471919 8 Village Artmakers Project Pieces Unveild, Herefordshire[6]
Log dragon - geograph.org.uk - 905110.jpg Dragon Kings Thorn to A49, Herefordshire, UK

51°59′40″N 2°43′59″W / 51.994422°N 2.733125°W / 51.994422; -2.733125
Steve Elsby sculpture wood Q47472070 Details recorded by photographer[7]

Hereford[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Wikidata Notes
Apple sculpture hereford hospital.jpg h.Apple The County Hospital, Hereford

52°03′30″N 2°42′20″W / 52.05824°N 2.70553°W / 52.05824; -2.70553
2004 (2004) Ian Berrill sculpture Steel Q47472238 Commissioned as part of h.Art Herefordshire Art Week 2004 according to the plaque adjacent to the sculpture
3D Map 2.jpg 3d Map of Hereford Hereford Cathedral

52°03′20″N 2°42′20″W / 52.055432°N 2.70553°W / 52.055432; -2.70553
relief map Q47472317
The Woodpecker.jpg
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The Woodpecker Whitecross Road

52°03′26″N 2°43′29″W / 52.05711°N 2.72477°W / 52.05711; -2.72477
1969[8] Walenty Pytel sculpture Q47472347 Relocated in 2011[8]


George Cornewall Lewis 2.jpg Sir George Cornewall Lewis Shire Hall, Hereford

52°03′22″N 2°42′47″W / 52.05612°N 2.71314°W / 52.05612; -2.71314
1864 (1864)[9] Carlo Marochetti[9] statue Q47472418


Elgar statue, Hereford.JPG Edward Elgar Hereford Cathedral

52°03′24″N 2°42′54″W / 52.05658°N 2.71502°W / 52.05658; -2.71502
2005 (2005)[10] Jemma Pearson[10] statue Bronze[10] Q47472878
Eign Gate, Hereford - geograph.org.uk - 1524617.jpg Eign Gate All Saints Church, Hereford

52°03′23″N 2°43′03″W / 52.05645°N 2.71760°W / 52.05645; -2.71760
2006 (2006)[11] Adam Greenwell[11] statue Steel [12] h= 6m[11] Q47473218 [13]
Memorial to Thomas Winter in Fownhope - geograph.org.uk - 55630.jpg Tom Spring Fownhope, Herefordshire

52°03′09″N 2°42′44″W / 52.05245°N 2.71232°W / 52.05245; -2.71232
monument stone Q47473918
Dan - geograph.org.uk - 552415.jpg Dan the bulldog Bishops Meadows, Hereford

52°00′46″N 2°36′04″W / 52.01266°N 2.6012°W / 52.01266; -2.6012
2002 (2002)[14] John Tasker[14] sculpture wood Q47474338
4Runner 05.jpg Not known Royal National College for the Blind

52°03′25″N 2°42′22″W / 52.056807°N 2.70614°W / 52.056807; -2.70614
sculpture wood Royal National College for the Blind Q47476767
Hereford Greenway portrait bench 01.jpg Violette Szabo, Josie Pearson and Edward Elgar Hereford Greenway

52°03′46″N 2°42′11″W / 52.0627°N 2.70306°W / 52.0627; -2.70306
2013 (2013) sculpture metal Q47476804 [15]
Bishops Meadow sculpture 03.jpg A Fish’s Eye View King George’s Playing Field

52°03′03″N 2°42′47″W / 52.05090°N 2.71292°W / 52.05090; -2.71292
2006 (2006) Chris Brammall sculpture metal Q47477683 [16]
Art work depicting Nora Foster, Rotherwas, Hereford, UK 01.jpg Rotherwas Women Holme Lacey Road, Hereford

52°03′14″N 2°41′05″W / 52.05378°N 2.6846°W / 52.05378; -2.6846
2006 (2006) Bruce Williams sculpture sandblasted granite and steel Q47478052 Three works featuring Nora Foster, Debbie Gittoes and Sophie Dillon respectively [17][18]
A Thousand Ghosts King George V Playing Fields, Hereford

52°02′57″N 2°42′42″W / 52.04917°N 2.71157°W / 52.04917; -2.71157
2009 (2009) Mariele Neudecker sculpture Wood, paint & steel Q47478281 Commissioned by Meadow Arts[19]


SAS memorial sculpture, Hereford, UK.jpg Special Air Service memorial Stadlestone Circle (site of a previous SAS camp) Fibreglass Q47478437 [20]
Bronze Hereford bull by Brian Alabaster ARBS.JPG Hereford Bull High Town Hereford

52°03′23″N 2°42′54″W / 52.05649°N 2.7149°W / 52.05649; -2.7149
2012 (2012) Brian Alabaster Sculpture Bronze Q47478641 [21]
Franklin Barnes building, Hereford - IMG 0045.JPG Sunflower Franklin House, Hereford

52°03′29″N 2°42′44″W / 52.057979°N 2.712284°W / 52.057979; -2.712284
1964 (1964)[22] Trevor Worton[23] sculpture iron Q58838746
Hereford Cathedral Close Roundel 7.jpg Aspects of Hereford Cathedral Cathedral Close, Hereford

52°03′16″N 2°42′55″W / 52.054547°N 2.715292°W / 52.054547; -2.715292
2011 (2011)[24] roundels bronze Q58838931
The Apple Tree.jpg Jesus Christ the Apple Tree Cathedral Close, Hereford

52°03′16″N 2°43′01″W / 52.054347°N 2.717042°W / 52.054347; -2.717042
2011 (2011)[24] Canon Sandy Elliot mosaic stone Q58838743
Zenith sculpture 04.jpg Hereford County Hospital[25]

52°03′28″N 2°42′31″W / 52.05765°N 2.708669°W / 52.05765; -2.708669
2018 (2018) Paul Caton[25] sculpture wood Wye Valley NHS Trust[26] Q58839335
Statue of Lance Corporal Alan Leonard Lewis VC 02.jpg Allan Leonard Lewis The Old Market, Hereford

52°03′31″N 2°42′59″W / 52.058525°N 2.716303°W / 52.058525; -2.716303
2018 (2018) Jemma Pearson[27] sculpture bronze[28] Q61743798
Statue of King Offa, Bewell Street, Hereford 02.jpg King Offa Bewell Street, Hereford

52°03′25″N 2°43′11″W / 52.056897°N 2.719717°W / 52.056897; -2.719717
sculpture Q61743838
Photo of "Core of our Community" artwork.jpg Apples Fownhope Medical Centre

52°00′24″N 2°36′42″W / 52.0067649°N 2.6117739°W / 52.0067649; -2.6117739
Walenty Pytel mural Galvanised Steel Q61743820
Cat sculpture 02.jpg Cat Campbell Road, Hereford

52°04′07″N 2°42′13″W / 52.068631°N 2.703656°W / 52.068631; -2.703656
sculpture Q63167775

Kington and district[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Wikidata Notes
Carved bench side view.jpg British birds Wapley Hill

52°15′16″N 2°57′34″W / 52.254469°N 2.95958°W / 52.254469; -2.95958
Carved bench wood Q59348933 Bench a gift from friends of Miles Baddeley[29]

Ledbury and district[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Wikidata Notes
Swallows [30] Ledbury

52°01′44″N 2°25′00″W / 52.028899°N 2.416805°W / 52.028899; -2.416805
2016 [30] Walenty Pytel Sculpture Steel Q59348946
The people associated with the Master's House, St Katherine's Hospital Ledbury

52°02′11″N 2°25′24″W / 52.036439°N 2.423425°W / 52.036439; -2.423425
Sculpture Stone Q59349159

Leominster and district[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Wikidata Notes
Bodenham Bullocks 04.jpg Bullocks Adjacent to Doctors' Surgery, Brockington Rd, Bodenham

52°09′16″N 2°40′13″W / 52.1545331°N 2.6703266°W / 52.1545331; -2.6703266
2010 Graeme Mitcheson sculpture sandstone h 800mm, w 1500mm, d 1000mm Q59357553 8 Village Artmakers Project Pieces Unveild, Herefordshire[6]
The Orchard Through The Seasons.jpg Orchards Corn St, Leominster

52°13′37″N 2°44′20″W / 52.226906°N 2.738839°W / 52.226906; -2.738839
2014 (2014) Jericho Aceron & Ryan Midgeley mural painting Q59357989 Special thanks given to Leominster Town Cadets, Earl Mortimer College, Leominster in Bloom, Roger Midgeley
Leominster Town Clock.jpg Various Corn Square, Leominster

52°13′37″N 2°44′17″W / 52.227036°N 2.737989°W / 52.227036; -2.737989
2006 (approx[31] clock various Q59358151 The 'ducking stool' is a reference to Jenny Pipes
Leominster bunting.png Laundry Butcher Row, Leominster

52°13′38″N 2°44′19″W / 52.227092°N 2.738647°W / 52.227092; -2.738647
2017 sculpture Q59358344 Part of Leominster in Bloom[32]
Mr Granger mows the lawn.jpg Gardening The Grange, Leominster

52°03′30″N 2°42′20″W / 52.05824°N 2.70553°W / 52.05824; -2.70553
2006 sculpture Q59358459 Part of Leominster in Bloom[33]
Statue of Grange Court Leominster looking at the front.jpg Building High Street, Leominster

52°13′42″N 2°44′08″W / 52.228353°N 2.735531°W / 52.228353; -2.735531
2010 (2010) sculpture metal Q59358511 Depicts Grange Court at its original location in Leominster.[34][35]
Leominster photo mural 1.jpg Leominster Morris Mews, Leominster

52°13′40″N 2°44′19″W / 52.227894°N 2.738681°W / 52.227894; -2.738681
photograph Q59358879
Drapers lane entrance gate.jpg Drapery Drapers Lane, Leominster

52°13′38″N 2°44′18″W / 52.227172°N 2.738264°W / 52.227172; -2.738264
gate metal Q59386426
Kingfisher Leominster.png Kingfisher Pinsley Road, Leominster

52°13′43″N 2°43′59″W / 52.228714°N 2.733136°W / 52.228714; -2.733136
gate metal Q59386469
The Gruffalo Trail Queen's Wood Country Park, Herefordshire

52°09′35″N 2°43′42″W / 52.159847°N 2.7284477°W / 52.159847; -2.7284477
2014 (2014) Steve Elsby sculpture wood Q59349307 [36]

Ross-on-Wye[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Wikidata Notes
Two Salmon of the Wye - geograph.org.uk - 425061.jpg Leaping Salmon outside the Man of Ross pub, Wye Street

51°54′53″N 2°35′10″W / 51.914741°N 2.586163°W / 51.914741; -2.586163
Walenty Pytel Sculpture metal Q59558602
Sculpture on the Riverside Walk Ross-on-Wye - geograph.org.uk - 1134963.jpg Swans in Flight Riverside Walk

51°54′58″N 2°35′14″W / 51.916120°N 2.587329°W / 51.916120; -2.587329
Walenty Pytel Sculpture metal Q59558607
Cormorant sculpture - geograph.org.uk - 1152052.jpg Cormorants near South Herefordshre Golf Club

51°55′41″N 2°30′46″W / 51.928156°N 2.512881°W / 51.928156; -2.512881
Walenty Pytel Sculpture metal Q59562241
Carved Tree Trunk, Symonds Yat East - geograph.org.uk - 593584.jpg Wildlife Symonds Yat East, Herefordshire

51°50′24″N 2°38′15″W / 51.84011°N 2.6375°W / 51.84011; -2.6375
Sculpture wood Q59562580

Weobley[edit]

Image Title / subject Location and
coordinates
Date Artist / designer Type Material Dimensions Designation Owner / administrator Wikidata Notes
Weobley village - geograph.org.uk - 1266758.jpg
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Magpie Broad Street, Weobley

52°09′33″N 2°52′30″W / 52.1592°N 2.8749°W / 52.1592; -2.8749
2000 (2000)[37] Walenty Pytel Sculpture metal Q59562936 Commissioned after the village won the Calor Gas/Daily Telegraph Great Britain Village of the Year in 1999.[38]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Broome, Paul (25 December 2014). The Hereford Times http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/11688920.Village_Jubilee_weathervane_in_place___two_years_after_Queen_celebrates_milestone/. Retrieved 14 January 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Planning Applications". Herefordshire Council. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Time Tower". Company Website. Phillip Bess and Diane Gorvin. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  4. ^ a b "Resting Sheep". National Recording Project. Public Monument and Sculpture Association. Archived from the original on 25 August 2017. Retrieved 24 August 2017.
  5. ^ Stoke Lacy heritage map was made as part of a pilot for a project called Village Artmakers Archived 5 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ a b "8 Village Artmakers Project Pieces Unveild, Herefordshire". Herefordshire and Wye Valley Life. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  7. ^ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Log_dragon_-_geograph.org.uk_-_905110.jpg
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  9. ^ a b Weaver, Philip (2015). A Dictionary of Herefordshire Biography. Logaston Press. p. 108.
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  11. ^ a b c Harries, Julie (23 November 2006). "Statue makes a mark". The Hereford Times. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Sculpture approved". The Hereford Times. 27 April 2006. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  13. ^ Hereford Rotary Club commissioned the sculpture as a gift to the people of Herefordshire to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Rotary International in 2005.
  14. ^ a b Watkins, Liz (5 June 2003). "Who took Dan the dog from his riverside plinth?". The Hereford Times. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  15. ^ Interpretation board adjacent to sculpture confirms the identity of the subjects.
    Portrait bench plaque description on Violette Szabo GC
    ,
    Portrait bench plaque description on Josie Pearson MBE
    ,
    Portrait bench plaque description on Sir Edward Elgar
  16. ^ Commissioned by Herefordshire Council Archived 5 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  17. ^ News release from Herefordshire Council .
  18. ^ Entry on artist's own website
  19. ^ "A Thousand Ghosts". Meadow Arts. Meadow Arts. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
  20. ^ SAS statue attack at former base in Hereford"SAS statue attack at former base in Hereford". Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  21. ^ "Hereford High Town life-sized bull statue installed". Retrieved 30 December 2017.
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  25. ^ a b "Artist donates work to Hereford hospital". The Hereford Times. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  26. ^ "Local sculptor donates piece of his work to Hereford County Hospital". Wye Valley NHS Trust. NHS. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
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  28. ^ Boyce, Sally (9 November 2018). "Statue means Herefordshire war hero Allan Lewis will never be forgotten". The Hereford Times. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
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  35. ^ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Statue_of_Grange_Court_Leominster_information_plaque_2.jpg
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  37. ^ "What happened to the High Town Angels". The Hereford Times. 20 December 2015. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
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