Whale Bone Arch - Workman Gardens
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheCleverClarks
N 52° 05.450 W 001° 56.580
30U E 572415 N 5771668
Quick Description: Whale jaw bone arch sited in the Workman Gardens, Evesham.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/21/2011 2:32:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMBV2B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 5

Long Description:
The jaw bone of a bowhead whale presented to Dr Cooper in 1820, by his friend Mr Stanton after being caught in the Davis Strait, near Greenland.

The jaw bones were presented to the town in 1906 and erected in the Workman Gardens.

Until recently it was possible to walk under the arch, but it is now fenced off.

A scale model of a bowhead whale is visible on the grass in front of the arch.
Type: Gateway

Subtype: Other

Location: Workman Gardens

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