Tyne and Wear HER(11034): Benwell, Hodgkin Park, sculptures

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Hodgkin Park


  • Description

    "There are four sculptures in the park, erected in 1996. The first is 'Metroland' by Simon English, which stands in the southern end of the park. This resembles an archaeological excavation, with stone blocks from demolished buildings laid out into a maze. In the centre are broken pediment fragments. 'Metroland' was funded by the West End Single Regeneration Budget Project. Nearby is the 'Metrolands Arbour' and 'Nine Lives' by William Pym. This is a decorative entraneway into the park...."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/11034
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 6 months ago
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