National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Sheep-seat, Wooden Sculpture, Battersea Park


Type Street Furniture

     Wooden carved bench modelled as a sheep.


On two plaques attached to metal boundary fence, immediately behind the sheep-seat: 1) SHEEP SEAT FOR / BATTERSEA / CHILDREN'S ZOO / April 2001 / This new piece of Sculpture has been / commissioned by Wandsworth Council to / commemorate the Zoo's 50th year of giving / children the opportunity to interact with and / experience a variety of animals, at close / quarters in a city environment. / The sculpture has been made in Battersea / Park, recycling a storm felled tree from a / part of the park close to the Zoo. / The sculpture will be sited within the Zoo, / close to the main entrance. This will / provide a starting point for their adventures / in the Zoo and will be an enjoyable feature / for many years to come 2) mark folds sculpture / For further information about sculptured seating / designed specifically for your garden / contact / Mark / Tel. 020732 4949 or / Email: / Visit my website to view examples of creature seating / Online portfolio: / STUDIO / ARCH 193 / BLENHEIM COURT, BLENHEIM GROVE / PECKAM RYE, LONDON / SE15 4QL

Related works : See CLWH/MG/50

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Folds, Mark Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Sheep seat Wood 235x56x90

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
Structural condition
Road Battersea Park, Carriage Drive North
Precise location At entrance to Children's Zoo (to the left of ticket office)
A-Z ref 76 7E
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design None
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details April 2000
Commissioned by Wandsworth Council
Duty of care Wandsworth Council
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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