CORSHAM MURAL

23m x 3.5m mural in Corsham, Wiltshire depicting the fascinating stories of this historic town and the tunnels that lie beneath it.
The mural is designed across 3 levels - underground tunnels, street level and buildings and travels through time beginning in the 17th century and concluding in the modern day.

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The underground level begins with Isambard Kingdom Brunel riding a Great Western steam train through Box Tunnel where he discovered the famous Bath stone, we then see Victorian stone miners, WW1 and WW2 munition stores, the Prime Minister's 1950's cold war bunker, modern day stone miners, wine vaults and a subterranean data centre.
The street level sees the people and characters of Corsham throughout the ages beginning in Cromwellian times with Sir Edward and Lady Margaret Hungerford outside the Almshouses, we pass Flemish and Victorian weavers spinning local wool in front of their cottages, injured WW1 soldiers and nurses at the Town Hall war hospital, Humphrey Repton, John Nash and Capability Brown discussing the garden design for Corsham Court home of the Methuen family and set for Sir Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson in Remains of the Day. We move into the High Street through the decades with bikers, soldiers, sailors and everyday folk going about their business in the shops and market stalls. We exit the mural passing modern buildings housing Corsham's thriving digital communication industry.

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