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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 13th June, 2010)


Can any reader throw any light on this wood carving in situ under the trees in the wooded area at Worthington Lakes.

Photo: Dave White  (Canon 450)
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Comment by: Mick on 13th June 2010 at 00:02

Ive never noticed that before Dave

Comment by: Fred marsden ( ex carver) on 13th June 2010 at 08:10

Now you have me! for a start where is Worthington lakes? and it looks very small. could it be kicked over or is it fixed to the ground? it's very interesting. thank you so much for sharing it.

Comment by: peterp on 13th June 2010 at 08:49

Not going into the woods with a torch at night(to throw a light)enough light during the day.Serious note are there any more carvings around the lakes?

Comment by: aitch on 13th June 2010 at 10:44

If i am right, that carving is at the bleachworks end of the lakes in a small picnic area on the left, there were a couple of other carvings as well, but when I saw them last (a couple of years ago)they wher in a bad state of repair, the picnic tables were falling to bits and there were signs of misuse.

Comment by: Dave White on 13th June 2010 at 13:12

They are as aitch says in the picnic are and they are rooted to the ground ,and as far as i know it is the only carving

Comment by: peterp on 13th June 2010 at 21:39

Fred marsden go past wigan infirmary(a49)going to standish,past cherrygardens pub carry onto next mini island(boars head pub) turn right across next mini island ,Lakes 1/4mile on right entrance before killey court hotel

Comment by: Fred M on 15th June 2010 at 15:40

Thanks Peterp.

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