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The Dragon in Magdalen Wood, off Wood Farm (2015)


Dragon

This sculpture is in Magdalen Wood, which is reached from Atkyns Road or Nuffield Road in Wood Farm.

This hazelwood dragon has a 150-feet tail of coppiced hazel and willow, and will grow.

It was created by Oxford sculptor Stuart Turner in association with the Oxford Play Association, the University of Oxford, the Go Wild Project, and Oxford City Council. A grant was obtained from the Trust for Oxfordshire Environment (TOE2), with funds from Grundon Waste Management. .

It was the winner of an Oxford Preservation Trust Certificate in 2015.


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