The Llangattock Giant

Llangattock seqouia - Fine Art Print.jpg
Llangattock seqouia - Fine Art Print.jpg

The Llangattock Giant

from 95.00

Multi-format Limited Edition of 35

Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales, August 2017

Available as a stretched canvas in two sizes:

  • 40"x20" numbers 1-15

  • 20"x10" numbers 16-35

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The Llangattock Giant

On the banks of the Monmouth and Brecon Canal, near the quiet village of Llangattock stands a towering giant redwood, Sequoiadendron giganteum. It is slightly set back from the footpath alongside the canal and as a result, despite its size, some people manage to walk past without noticing it. But the tree has built up its own fan club and it attracts visitors who come to picnic under its bows and take in its splendour. It is thought to be over 150 years old and at 126 feet tall is higher than the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct near Wrexham or twice as tall as the average rugby goal post! Giant redwoods were introduced into the UK by William Lobb in 1853, following a visit to California. Within a short time, this larger-than-life conifer, so symbolic of the vast American wilderness, had become a status symbol in Britain. 


Multi-format Limited Editions

These are Limited Editions where the TOTAL number of artworks using this image is limited but each artwork is available in more than one size or style.  Every artwork is signed and numbered.

Stretched Canvas

I use 100% cotton canvas stretched on a wooden frame.  The image has a matt finish.