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Pig sculptures to go under hammer

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The pigs are due to be auctioned on Friday evening

About 70 pig sculptures which were installed in Bath as part of a public art project are due to be auctioned.

The life-sized models were designed to boost awareness of a 3,000-year-old legend, which tells of how King Bladud founded the city.

He is reputed to have discovered the healing powers of its hot spring waters while walking with his swine.

The pig sculptures are due to be auctioned at the Assembly Rooms on Friday at 1915 GMT.



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