James Hill Monument

  • Description

    James Hill Monument by Peter Coates, 2006. ".... This artwork is a celebration of the life of James Hill, a 19th Century fiddle player who lived in Gateshead for most of his life. The sculpture is built and carved from Blaxter stone - the same stone used to build the Tyne Bridge wall abutment. Bronze elements are also incorporated into the design. It includes a fiddle 'leaning' against the wall, an inscription and a bench area. The artwork is sited on Bottle Bank where Hill used to live ..."
  • Owner

    Gateshead Council
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.gateshead.gov.uk/article/4552/James-Hill-Monument-
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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