Camden Lock 'Landseer' lions go on the market – The Times

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A pair of giant bronze lions in the style of those that famously guard Trafalgar Square could sell for up to £100,000 at auction.

The statues, modelled on the originals designed by the artist Sir Edwin Landseer that surround Nelson’s Column, are due to go under the hammer in Billingshurst, West Sussex, in March.

At nearly 13ft (4m) in length and about 6ft 6in (2m) tall, they are almost identical in size to their counterparts but were made in the late 20th century for Camden Lock Market in north London.

James Rylands, director of Summers Place auctions, said: “We are delighted to be offering some more bronze sculptures from the famous Camden Lock Market.

“Beloved by both Londoners and overseas visitors, the market is one…