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By Amy2


Yoxman

Yoxman appeared recently on the side of the road at Yoxford in the grounds of Cockfield Hall .The work of a local sculpture, taking him 4 years to make .
It's bronze 26ft tall weighing 8 tons.
Very impressive ..



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Oh dear, he reminds me of one of the trolls in Lord of the Rings :(

19 Jan, 2022

 

my first thought was he looked very organic, his legs look more like tree trunks. that is amazing.
I can see what you mean but maybe he is on his way to being an Ent Hywel.

19 Jan, 2022

 

Very impressive indeed! At first glance I thought he was made out of a tree trunk! The guy who made him must have had the statue of Nebuchadnezzar in mind! 😂 😂 😂

19 Jan, 2022

 

I like his face, it's as if he's looking down at all the soil and mud that he belongs to..
What does Yox mean Amy, is it Suffolk for Ox?x

19 Jan, 2022

 

Haha Hywel perhaps mums will frighten their children to behave or she'll send for him ,
I thought of an Ent as well Sbg.
It's making people stop at the side of the road to take a proper look , in fact locals are worried it will course an accident as they stop in a lay-by opposite and then run across the busy road ..
Janey The sculpture is in a field beside the main road as you go into the village of Yoxford hence the reason why the sculpture named him Yoxman ..

20 Jan, 2022

 

Interesting sculpture, Amy. I wouldn't have guessed it was bronze. Looks quite natural and organic as Eileen mentioned.
I think he needs some underwear though!

20 Jan, 2022

 

He's rather unsettling, but maybe that's the idea. To me he has the feel of a golem about him, even though he's made of bronze. He's certainly a challenge!

20 Jan, 2022

 

Lol That has been mentioned Kate !!
You can imagine coming across him if you were lost on the road Anget , it would have you running scared :o(

20 Jan, 2022

 

Anget he would need a light behind his eyes - now that would be creepy!

Janey, you whetted my curiosity! Try Googling Place Names Yoxall - something about the area of land that can be ploughed by/support one Ox!

20 Jan, 2022

 

Definitely a conversation piece. I wonder what is the message behind it.

20 Jan, 2022

 

26ft! How did they manage to get him there, by an Ox team?

20 Jan, 2022

 

I thought he was made of mud, tho' I guess that wouldn't last very long. Can't say I like him much. I'm not really into sculpture. I have seen trees hacked & then carved into something stupid. Why would anyone think they could improve on a tree.?

20 Jan, 2022



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