Tyne and Wear HER(11184): North Shields, Chirton Dene, 'The Tide is Turning' - Details
North Shields, Chirton Dene, 'The Tide is Turning'
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
1994 by Alec Peever and writer Linda France. A metal relief texts in an artificial pond at the south end of the Dene: "THE TIDE IS TURNING". And a retaining wall with soft yellow stone tablets which each carries a word from the following quotation: "IF WATER WERE WORDS WHAT WOULD THE TYNE SAY?".
Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris, 2000, Public Sculpture of North East England, p 163-4