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ArtistMaker: not known
TitleOfWork: Joseph Locke's coat of arms
DescriptionOfPhoto: Coat of arms
DateOfCreation: 1862 [1]
Medium: sandstone
Location: On the upper facade of the gatehouse, Locke Park, Park Road. (SE434405)
AtoZReference: p.23 2F
Street: Park Road
TownOrVillage: Barnsley
AreaInTown: Locke Park
MetropolitanBorough: Barnsley
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: b072c
Description: A plain shield set in a plain niche in the exterior wall facing the park gates. On the shield is a falcon holding a lock in its talons, beneath this the ornate letters: "JL".


Comment: Also on the gatehouse is a clock which was modernised in August 1969 by his sister as a memorial to Cllr H. Burgin, Chairman of the Parks Committee for 24 years.

References: [1] "Occurrances and Events of Interest in Barnsley and District, 1229 - 1922"

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