Orme The Viking, Ormesby Beck

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Orme The Viking is part of the Ormesby Beck landscaping project and was unveiled on April 30th 2012.

Orme The Viking
Orme The Viking

Orme being a viking word for serpent or dragon and the suffix “by” being common locally for a viking dwelling place.

Pupils at Berwick Hills Primary School designed the statue, outfit and weapons, and also the dragon seating.Dragon Seat

2 thoughts on “Orme The Viking, Ormesby Beck

  1. Thank you for sharing this page. I wish I had found this before my visit to Partney, North & South Ormsby in August 2017. Orme the Viking is an ancestor of mine. We are the New Zealand Ormsby’s. My regards to the children of Berwick Hills Primary School for a great design, and all who were involved in this project with the foresight to erect his statue. Arohanui from Aotearoa – New Zealand

  2. and now, sadly, Orme is sporting “graffiti” as part of his regalia. 🙁 Plus the area is almost a “no go area” now. I wouldn’t risk going there to take a picture of Orme.

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