Bushmills in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Symbols and Meanings
Backpack with Hearts
Contains forgotten words and meanings of the Ulster Scots tongue.
Represents the heart of the land and the soul of the place.
Represents the heart of the people, the spirit of the language.
The protection of vision for the insight of dialect.
Symbol of renewed currency of an ancient spoken tongue.
Represents the shared cultural foundations between Scotland and Ulster.
Alpha, the origin of word making, both spiritual and oral.
Sounds the call for recognition of the Ulster-Scots tongue.
The Ulster-Scots Sculpture ‘Alphabet Angel’ is a community generated project that draws its inspiration from the cultural authenticity of an everyday spoken tongue within the village & surrounding town lands of Bushmills.
Funders include; The Big Lottery, through the Creating Common Ground Consortium, the Ulster-Scots Agency, Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust, the Natural Resource Rural Initiative, under the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation & the Dundarave Residents and Environmental Forum.
Sculpture by Ross
Location. 55° 12.406′ N, 6° 31.376′ W. Marker is in Bushmills, Northern Ireland, in County Antrim. Marker is on Dundarave Road east of Whitepark Road (A2), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bushmills, Northern Ireland BT57 8RG, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Giant’s Causeway and Bushmills Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Sgt. Robert Quigg (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); World Wars Memorial (about 90 meters away); Bushmills History & Heritage (about 210 meters away); Hamill Terrace (approx. half a kilometer away); Dunluce Castle (approx. 3.6 kilometers away); Dunseverick Castle (approx. 5.8 kilometers away); Carrick-a-Rede (approx. 12.6 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Bushmills.
Also see . . .
1. Ulster Scots Language Society. (Submitted on December 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. An Introduction to the Ulster Scots Language. (Submitted on December 14, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Communications • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers •
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