Orme The Viking, Ormesby Beck

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

Elizabeth Caroline Brown Lamp / Cross, Ormesby

What is now a cross outside Ormesby House was once a lamp in Ormesby High Street
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Elizabeth Caroline Brown Lamp / Cross, Ormesby
The first inscription states :-
“THIS LAMP WAS ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE DIAMOND JUBILEE OF HER MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA BY ELIZABETH CAROLINE BROWN OF ORMESBY HOUSE AD 1897”
Elizabeth Caroline Brown Lamp / Cross, Ormesby
The later inscription states :-
“THE CROSS ERECTED 1967 REPLACES THE LAMP REFERRED TO WHICH WAS DAMAGED BEYOND REPAIR WHEN THIS MEMORIAL WAS REMOVED FROM ITS ORIGINAL SITE”
Elizabeth Caroline Brown Lamp / Cross, Ormesby
Elizabeth Caroline Brown was a local benefactor responsible for a number of buildings such as the church Lych Gate through which is her impressive grave.
Elizabeth Caroline Brown Grave, Ormesby