Swirle Pavilion

  • Description

    ".....the 'Swirle Pavilion's theme is location and navigation and he also 'made reference to the surrounding buildings on the Quayside, in terms of materials and general architectural form'. The city names around the rim are taken from a much faded sign at Plummer Chare, approximately 500m west, advertising the major destinations of the Tyne-Tees Steam Shipping Company Ltd from Newcastle and Middlesbrough in the nineteenth century. The Pavilion's name originates from a short street called the Swirle that led from a point at which Sandgate became St. Mary's Street, where the Half Moon tavern stood in the 1890s....."
  • Owner

    Public Monuments and Sculpture Assocaition
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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

    Link: https://www.vads.ac.uk/digital/collection/PMSA/id/1965/rec/1
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 3 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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