This sculpture by Marcus Canning and Christian de Vietri
is an abstract interpretation of the story of
St George and the Dragon.
It depicts the triumph of good over evil.
Ascalon was the name of St George’s lance in mediaeval
romances, and is derived from the city of Ashkelon in Israel.
The angled pole, white billow and black base
are reminiscent of
the lance of St George
the cloak and steed of St George
and the defeated body of the dragon.
Commissioned by the Chapter
Donated by Mark Creasy
Dedicated to the Glory of God
3 April 2011