Google 'Penshaw Monument' and 'The Angel Of The North' .......?

......... and tell me which you would rather have on your doorstep. That angel thing is ugly, a hunk of rusty metal overlooking the M1. The Geordies are welcome to it. I'm a Mackem and whenever I'm on the A19 coming home, I see Penshaw (pronounced 'Pensher') and I breathe a sigh of relief... show more ......... and tell me which you would rather have on your doorstep.

That angel thing is ugly, a hunk of rusty metal overlooking the M1. The Geordies are welcome to it.

I'm a Mackem and whenever I'm on the A19 coming home, I see Penshaw (pronounced 'Pensher') and I breathe a sigh of relief ...... I'm home; it's a beacon, a gateway to Sunderland.

Do you have a landmark local to you that has a similar affect?
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