What is the history behind the name of "Jews Walk"

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Steve Grindlay
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Post by Steve Grindlay » 21 Nov 2006 18:28

Falkor wrote:I spoke to Ken about the Water Temples; he said the statues were made of metal--either zinc or copper (most likely copper to help with their green colour)--light and hollow.
The Shenewood fragment is, I think, copper and hollow.
I couldn't find the statue base at Sheenewood today
If you enter from Westwood Hill, with your back to Jews Walk, directly ahead is a block of flats. In front of that is a bed of shrubs and in the centre of that is a concrete block. On top of the block, about five feet above ground level, is the Mercury fragment.

Thanks for the latest batch of pictures. Once again, full of fascinating information.

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Post by Falkor » 26 Nov 2006 20:14

Thanks Steve; I'll bare that in mind... I wish it was Spring...

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Re: What is the history behind the name of "Jews Walk"

Post by Kazz » 8 Oct 2016 19:05

As a child,growing up on sheenewood that statue was "our friend" we use to dress him up in all sorts of clothes..even a ballet tutu at one time.He was the flying mercury..the winged messenger.This link is how he looked exactly except he had already lost his caduceus from his left hand. http://www.galerie-atena.com/en/flying- ... -5958.html

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