St Margaret of Antioch – Pamela Beresford’s sculpture.

St Margaret of Antioch

St Margaret of Antioch

The unveiling by the Lord Mayor of Leicester, Councillor Gary Hunt, of Pamela Beresford’s statue of St Margaret of Antioch, formerly on the facade of the Corah Works. In its new position at the ancient prebendal church of St Margaret it is facing St Margaret’s Way and Sanvey Gate. The dedication of the statue was by Canon Barry Naylor.

A full description and history of the statue is given here St Margaret of Antioch

Relocation of Pamela Beresfords sculpture of St Margaret of Antioch

Sheila Riley at the unveiling

Apparently Sheila remembers Pamela Beresford travelling on the bus into Leicester to carve the statue, which was carved in situe over the door of Corah’s St Margaret’s factory.

Relocation of Pamela Beresfords sculpture of St Margaret of Antioch

Vic Allsop, Sheila Riley, Maureen Coleman and Sheila Warner at the unveiling