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11132


Sunderland


Sunderland, High Street West, No. 138, Gibbon's Butcher Shop


Sunderland


NZ45NW


Commercial


Shop


Butchers Shop


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


Building c. 1859; restored 1996. There are two carved dancing female figures (95cm high and 40cm wide) like caryatids on opposite corners of the shop fa├žade. Each is brightly painted with a lilac dress, blonde hair and blue necklace. There are also brightly painted relief heads (10cm square) including a king and a queen.


400


572


NZ400572



Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 186

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