Statue of St. George, Kryal Castle, Ballarat


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Statue of St. George, Kryal Castle, Ballarat


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An image of the large statue of St. George located inside Kryal Castle, a tourist attraction near Ballarat in Victoria. The figure is atop a horse in full metal armour. At the foot of the statue are plaques describing the legend of 'St. George and the Dragon.'

For more on the St George legend in Australia, see Andrew Lynch, “‘Thingless names’? The St George Legend in Australia”, The La Trobe Journal, vol.81, Autumn 2008, pp.40-52:

About Kryal Castle:

Built in 1972 by Keith Ryall, Kryal Castle is described as ‘Australia’s unique medieval castle.’ As well as functioning as a tourist attraction, the castle can be hired for weddings, conferences, functions, and special events. Its medieval architectural features include crenellation, a moat, and a defended gate with flanking towers, drawbridge and a porticullis.


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