Tyne and Wear HER(11147): Elswick, Newcastle Business Park, 'Heraldic Head' - Details
Elswick, Newcastle Business Park, 'Heraldic Head'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
Once the pedimental decoration of the Armstrong Works projectile shop, c. 1860. Re-sited c.1990 on stairs running from Amethyst Drive to William Armstrong Drive. The relief carving includes a healdic arm and hammer, a helmeted head resembling Mars, god of war, and large gun barrels.
Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England