Statues - Hither & Thither

Belgium
Kasterlee
Antwerpen

Markt

Mgr. Thomas Louis Heylen

Kasterlee 1856 - Namur 1941
bishop of Namur, 1899-1941
(Wikipedia)
Albert Poels
1956

Kasterlee /  Mgr. Thomas Louis Heylen   Kasterlee /  Mgr. Thomas Louis Heylen

Description

Monumental bench with in its centre a stele with a relief portrait of Mgr. Heylen, with beneath it the text.

monseigneur
HEYLEN
1856 1941

At both ends of the bench are the coat of arms of Mgr. Heylen and that of Kasterlee, and the texts:

17 juni 1956 - kerkvorst | kempenzoon - [vlaamse toeriste]nbond

Signature

(portrait) alb. poels

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°14'26" E 4°58'2"

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