This is who and what statues and monuments across Sunderland honour

Statues around Britain are currently being given more than the casual glance they have usually received.

By Tony Gillan
Wednesday, 10th June 2020, 8:04 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th June 2020, 8:04 pm

After a statue of slave trader Edward Colston was torn down by protesters in Bristol, attention has been turned to statues and monuments across the UK and questions asked about who they honour.

We’ve looked at 12 statues and monuments in and around Sunderland to see who or what they honour.

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