eleanor cross

coverage of new Eleanor Cross project for Lincoln


Lincoln Eleanor Cross main body almost complete

We have been following the progress of the carving of the new Eleanor Cross for Lincoln by sculptor Alan Ward. The main body of this historic new monument is now almost complete and Alan will shortly be beginning work on the slate wing and seating area around the base.. You can see that Eleanor is emerging […]

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Lincoln Eleanor Cross – the story continues

Work on the carving of the new Eleanor Cross for Lincoln continues with artist and sculptor Alan Ward making good progress this week. When looking at the work being done by Alan you begin to understand why in historical times it might take years to carve a statue. By using power tools Al has been […]

Eleanor Cross for Lincoln – latest update

At this stage of the game pictures speak louder than words. Just after I was there the bishop of Lincoln swung by for a gander. Happy with progress apparently. A few pics for you. Links to previous Eleanor Cross posts at the end of this one so that you can track progress with the sculpture. […]

Eleanor Cross for Lincoln – the carving starts

The carving of the new Eleanor Cross for Lincoln starts. Amazing that something of beauty can emerge from within a solid piece of rock – the mantra of the in awe armchair philosopher down the ages when describing a sculpture. This series of photos shows the start of the carving process. The videos are a short […]