Uk Shark House Owner Dismayed At Getting Protected Status

Matt Dunham, ASSOCIATED PRESS
FILE – A fibreglass sculpture known as the Headington Shark and originally called “Untitled 1986”, by British sculptor John Buckley stands appearing to crash through the roof of a house in the Headington area of Oxford, England, on April 30, 2019. The 25-foot tall sculpture of a shark crashing through the roof of Magnus Henson-Heine’s house in Oxford, England, is now a protected landmark — and he’s not happy about it. Henson-Heine loves the installation, erected by his father and a local sculptor in 1986 as an anti-war, anti-nuke protest that remains relevant as bombs fall on Ukraine and Russian President Vladimir Putin rattles his nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

LONDON (AP) — The 25-foot tall (7.6 meter) sculpture of a shark crashing through the roof of Magnus Hanson-Heine’s house in rural Oxford, England, is now a protected landmark — and he’s not happy about it.

Hanson-Heine loves the installation, erected by his father and a local sculptor in 1986 as an anti-war, anti-nuke protest that still remains relevant now as bombs fall on Ukraine and Russian President Vladimir Putin rattles his nuclear weapons.

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