PMSA National Recording Project - South Yorkshire

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough

We are carrying out research on the pieces on these pages.
If you have further information or revisions to the material above please contact me, Dave Ball, by e-mail or telephone: 0114 225 6213 with the details.
We would also like to hear from you with details of any sculptures or monuments which we may have missed.
We are very grateful for any additional information which you may be able to give us.

First Page Previous Page Parent Page Next Page Last Page

ArtistMaker: BOYESEN, Sebastien
TitleOfWork: sheep and pig gateposts
DescriptionOfPhoto: General view looking towards the Markets
DateOfCreation: 2003
Medium: bronze on brick pillars
Location: on Sunny Bar near the Market Place
AtoZReference: p.32 6D
Street: Sunny Bar
TownOrVillage: Doncaster
AreaInTown: Town Centre
MetropolitanBorough: Doncaster
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: 05-0446
Description: Two columns either side of road access to Doncaster Markets. On one stands a sheep, on the other a pig. A beam joins the tops of the two columns which are clad in terracotta tiles.

Commission: Part of Phase 5 of the Quality Streets Scheme.

Comment: Created " ... to mark the site of one of the entrances into the town in the old, and no longer marked, town ditch. The sheep and pig are used to represent the links between the sale of animals and Doncaster market ... " [1] "A weigh-beam, which along with the animals will symbolise the town's market traditions, has already been installed to link the two columns which stand on either side of the road." [2]

References [1] e-mail from Doncaster Local Studies Library.
[2] press release: 28/5/03

work in sheffield other locations documents links
search homepage

Photographer Dave Ball (unless indicated otherwise above)
Images copyright Sheffield Hallam University
For permission to use any image from these pages please contact us
This page maintained by Dave Ball
Slide Collection, Learning & IT Services
Last updated September 12, 2006