The Old Town Hall stands in the Market Place, South Shields. It was built in 1768 by the Dean and Chapter of Durham and served as our principle public building until the new Town Hall was opened in 1910, it survived the blitz in WWll and was fully restored in 1977. The central column at ground level is reputed to be all that remains of an earlier Market Cross.
This detail view of some of it's robust columns has been given a bronze/green duo tone in Photoshop.
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