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ArtistMaker: not known
TitleOfWork: gargoyles and other heads
DescriptionOfPhoto: view of gargoyle and drainpipe
DateOfCreation: 1932
Dimensions: c. 60x60x60 cm
Medium: sandstone
Location: On building at the corner of College Street and All Saints Square
AtoZReference: p.78 3D
Postcode: S60 1QD
Street: All Saints Square
TownOrVillage: Rotherham
AreaInTown: Town Centre
MetropolitanBorough: Rotherham
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: r029a
Location: Below cornice at rooftop level.

Description: Fantastical heads; some based on dragons, imps, lions or pigs, provide an outlet for the drainpipes of this building. Between them on the cornice are a number of more realistic looking heads, possibly portraits of real people. These are about 30 cm high and 60 cm wide.

Commission: not known

Comment: The upper floors of the building are occupied by Foy and Co. solicitors.

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