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10938


S Tyneside


South Shields, Ocean Road, lion statue


South Shields


NZ36NE


Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces


Street Furniture


Sculpture


Early Modern


C19


Structure


C19 sculpture outside the museum. Artist unknown. Original part of the Golden Lion Public House on Ocean Road, located in the pedestal above the front door. The pub was demolished in April 1973 but the lion was kept. Stone lion (possibly Coade stone), lying down with paws in front, around 1m high on a stone pedestal 1.4m high, 1.77m wide and 70cm deep. It was painted gold when it was first erected. LOCAL LIST


3646


6729


NZ36466729



Ian Ayris, Peter Jubb, Steve Palmer and Paul Usherwood, 1996, A Guide to the Public Monuments and Sculpture of Tyne and Wear, p 44; Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 173-4; South Tyneside Council, 2011, Locally Significant Heritage Assets SPD 21: REFERENCE NUMBER: LSHA/28/SS

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