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Stolen » Garden Ornaments » Details » (3678) Carved Stone Gatepost Final

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Item Details
Item Name Carved Stone Gatepost Final 
Subject Bust of man in bowler hat. 
Materials & Techniques Carved stone. (not cast) 
Period 19th century 
Nationality British 
Dimensions (H, W, D) (cm) 0 H x 0 W x 0 D 
Inscriptions & Markings 


Distinguishing Features 

Part of the figures hat has been repaired. There are two holes in the base of the bust where it has been secured to a plinth. There may be some damage where it has been forcibly removed. 


This is the male of a pair of "man & wife" carved stone busts. Totally unique 

Theft Details
Crime Ref. No. 139546U/05 
Police Force Greater Manchester Police 
Police Station or Department Horwich Police station 
Officer in Charge PC 18829 Thornton 
Telephone No. 01618725050 / 01618565689 
Date of Theft (From, To) 06/02/2005 - 06/03/2005 
Place of Theft Lostock, Bolton, Greater Manchester. 
Circumstances of Theft 

Stolen overnight from garden. Unkown means used to remove statue from plinth to which it had been secured. Due to this objects wieght it is believed that a team of at least 4 were involved in it's theft. 

Recovered No 
Uploaded 07/01/2005 
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