I look up a lot these days, and as a result am so often rewarded by the sight of something unexpected. Along the main street, any main street, shop awnings and windows are so often cluttered with a mish mash of clashing styles, but a little higher up the facades can be left relatively unscathed. The decorative carved sandstone on this entablature is such a beautiful piece of relief sculpture, and it reminds me of bookends, which makes it even better.

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