16 fascinating Sunderland 'ghost signs' which give an insight into Wearside's past

They’re a reminder of yesteryear that many people walk by without noticing.

‘Ghost signs’ is the name given to old adverts that were once painted onto the side of buildings which are still evident today or inscriptions of old businesses.

Here’s a round up of some of Sunderland’s Ghost Signs that offer a window into the past, from old cigarette adverts to court buildings.

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