Tyne and Wear HER(11161): Monkwearmouth, Marine Walk, Lifeboat Centre, 'Paddle Gate' - Details
Monkwearmouth, Marine Walk, Lifeboat Centre, 'Paddle Gate'
1997 by Craig Knowles. A forged steel gate between the end of the lifeboat centre and the cliff face, made of lifeboat oars connected by wire. The gate posts are art nouveau in style. There are railings in a similar motif which protect young trees along the esplanade.
Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 197-8