Public Art Research Archive, Sheffield
Hallam University PUBLIC ART IN SHEFFIELD
Pike and Tyre bench, 1998
Salmon Pastures, Five Weirs Walk
Five Weirs Walk - Salmon Pastures;
outside Crescent Works, eastern corner, halfway between Washford and Leveson
Bridges. (A-Z p.87 6H)
Shows a pike swimming through
an abandoned tyre, with the silhouettes of factory roof-tops behind it,
and a crane hook suspended in mid air in front of it. The bench rests on
millstones, used for forming steel blades, and found near the site.
Five Weirs Walk Trust.
A second bench in the form of
a Fish-Knife Salmon is also sited on
the Salmon Pastures stretch of Five Weirs Walk. A third bench, showing a
newt on a log, was stolen before it was installed.