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© the artist. Photo credit: Fiona Jeffrey / Art UK

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A herd of five Cheviot sheep led by a ram walking across the square, facing two further sheep on the opposite side of square. The work was designed to commemorate the fact that Lockerbie has been home to the largest lamb market in Scotland since the eighteenth century.

Date

2013

Medium

brass

Measurements

H 103 x W 140 x D 50 cm

Accession number

DG11_FJ_S037

Acquisition method

commissioned by Dumfries & Galloway Council

Work type

Sculpture

Owner

Dumfries & Galloway Council

Custodian

Dumfries & Galloway Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

27th November 2013

Access

at all times

Inscription description

etched letters in the surrounding pavement: "The lamb fair of Lockerbie is the largest in Scotland, no fewer than from 30,000 to 50,000 / lambs being usually on the ground…" Ordnance Gazeteer of Scotland 1832-1885


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Located at

High Street, Lockerbie

DG11 2HB

Located outside the Town Hall.