Bird Tower and Shrines

Commissioned by Somerset County Council. The tower is situated at Steart, near Cannington, Somerset. 

Design competition won by architect Wilf Burton, and artist Tony Eastman. 

The challenging construction work was carried out by Westwind Oak Builders. 

Bird Observation Tower - Ten metres high

Bird Observation Tower

The opening of the new Bird Tower was celebrated by the burning of the Phoenix. The Phoenix was constructed from a much smaller pyramid based structure. Film 1 minute 42 seconds.


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