by Libby Smith
Whilst in Devon on holiday this year I visited the historic fishing village of Appledore on the north Devon coast and came across this wonderful wall sculpture/terracotta relief panel called “The Boatman” by Architectural Ceramicist Maggie Curtis on the side of a row of cottages. I have seen an image of the panel that shows the wall had previously been a dark pink but I think the panel looks much better against this pale blue. The panel is on the end wall of a row of cottages in Irsha Street and apparently Maggie lives nearby. On Maggie’s website I saw an article about her that had been in The Magazine of the Devonshire Association Spring 2020. Well worth a visit to Appledore and there is a lovely cafe there as well.