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Swanscombe Sculpture to be Unveiled

A sculpture inspired by a paleolithic hand axe will be unveiled at Swanscombe Heritage Park on June 29. The ceremony links in with the 70th anniversary of the internationally significant discovery of skull fragments at the site.

It also marks the culmination of two years of work to rid the site of dumped cars, fly-tipping and illegal motorcyclists.

The axe sculpture and clearance work forms part of the A Walk into History project which is being managed by charity Groundwork on behalf of the Swanscombe Action Group.

The project was set-up with a £370,000 grant from the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister via Kent County Council.

Groundwork's landscape architect David Robinson said: "We hope this exciting sculpture will not only provide an interesting landmark for visitors but also raise the public's perception of the archaeological importance of the park."

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Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
15th June 2005ce
Edited 15th June 2005ce

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