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Maquette for 'Byrhtnoth'
Maquette for 'Byrhtnoth'
Maquette for 'Byrhtnoth'
Maquette for 'Byrhtnoth'
Maquette for 'Byrhtnoth'
Maquette for 'Byrhtnoth'
Maquette for 'Byrhtnoth'
Maquette for 'Byrhtnoth'
Maquette for 'Byrhtnoth'

© the artist. Photo credit: Maldon Town Council

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The 2.7-metre-high statue of Byrhtnoth, whose army of Anglo-Saxons was defeated by the Viking invasion at the Battle of Maldon in 991 AD, was commissioned by the Maldon Culture Company. After a six-year struggle for planning permission and obtaining funding amounting to £100,000, it was inaugurated on 21st October 2006 by Lord Petre, Lord Lieutenant of Essex, and His Excellency Mr Bjarne Lindstrøm, the Norwegian Ambassador.

Maldon Moot Hall







H 46 x W 11 x D 10 cm

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Acquisition method

donated by the artist, 2013

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signed on the left side of the base


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Maldon Moot Hall

High Street, Maldon, Essex CM9 5PF England

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