Tyne and Wear HER(11162): Monkwearmouth, North Dock, 'Windows and Walls' - Details
Monkwearmouth, North Dock, 'Windows and Walls'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
1996 by Colin Wilbourn and Karl Fisher. 26 relief panels in yellow fire clay set into a red brick retaining wall. Each group of 4 panels illustrates a story on a metal plate between them. Each panel is within a window frame with a latch. The stories include a magic tree written by Fulwell Junior School, a battle between two witches by Dame Dorothy Primary School, local memories by Monkwearmouth Local History Society and a flying fish by St. Benet's RC School. The stories were written with the help of writer Chaz Brenchley.
Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 198