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SX4854 :: Plymouth Sea Monster

Taken 12 years ago by Derek Harper near Plymouth, City of Plymouth, England

Plymouth Sea Monster by Derek Harper
Plymouth Sea Monster

The 1996 sculpture, also shown in Link and SX4854 : Plymouth: big fish appears to have been sited exactly on a gridline, so that puts it in SX4854. Nicknames include 'Prawn on the Barbie' and 'Barbican Prawn'. The Plymouth Tourist Information Centre, to whom thanks, emailed me with this information: "The "Sea Monster" on the Barbican was designed by Brian Fell of Glossop, Derbyshire. This mythical sea beast stands 33 ft above West Pier and represents varieties of fish and other marine life landed on the Barbican."
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Subject Grid Square SX4854
Subject Lat/Long 50.366317,-4.133380 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Plymouth, City of Plymouth, England
Photographer Derek Harper
Taken 20091108 200911 2009 (about 12 years ago)
Submitted 2009-11-14
Subject art ·
Group Barbican Plymouth ·
Term tourist information centre · uk search · glossop · sea monster · fish · nicknames · barbie · sea beast · gridline · barbican · org uk · sculpture · plymouth ·

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