COLLECTING a montage of related scraps together to form a coherent image is the constant challenge of mosaic artists and over recent years, Teignmouth has been enhanced by several beautiful installations.
Mosaic supremo Michelle Greenwood Brown was commissioned by the Friends to create a unique piece depicting an orange tree. It is awarded annually as part of the Teignmouth in Bloom competition... and it’s stunning!
Teignmouth Orangery, dubbed a ‘Mini Kew’, is passed by countless people cutting through Bitton Park.
Artist Christina Siviter, one of the group’s Friends, painted it, mirroring Michelle’s mosaic design which has become their logo. The eye-catching sign is now visible to drivers passing Bitton House on their left.
The orangery deserves to be well maintained as it is an historical treasure that was once believed to be the work of renowned architect John Nash.
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