Tyne and Wear HER(10891): Monkwearmouth, St. Peter's Riverside, 'Watching and Waiting' - Details
Monkwearmouth, St. Peter's Riverside, 'Watching and Waiting'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
1995 by Colin Wilbourn, Karl Fisher, Craig Knowles and Chaz Brenchley. This sculpture stands overlooking the mouth of the River Wear on 'Look Out Hill'. It is made of buff coloured sandstone reclaimed from the old north jetty. It features a rug, picnic hamper and folded stool. There is a steel telescope by artist/blacksmith Craig Knowles, set in stone, and a steel diary showing entries written by writer Chaz Brenchley.
Ian Ayris, Peter Jubb, Steve Palmer and Paul Usherwood, 1996, A Guide to the Public Monuments and Sculpture of Tyne and Wear, p 80; Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 195-6