NZ3668 : 'Dolphin Mooring Post', Union Road, North Shields

taken 7 years ago, near to Tynemouth, North Tyneside, Great Britain

'Dolphin Mooring Post', Union Road, North Shields
'Dolphin Mooring Post', Union Road, North Shields
Outside the New Dolphin Public House, the 'Dolphin Mooring Post' sculpture was created in 1993 by Freeform Artists with help of the Community of John Spence School. It is based on mooring posts traditionally used on the River Tyne. The work includes a cormorant sitting on top drying its wings. The cormorant, known affectionately as `Colin`, was sculpted by artist Richard Broderick and was added some time after the main structure was installed.
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Brewhouse Bank rises up from the Fish Quay behind.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3627 6854 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.6062N 1:26.0644W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 36277 68546
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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