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Legacies - Leicester

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Sculpture of Tanky Smith
Tanky's top disguises

Hairs could prickle on the back of your neck as you walk along London Road in Leicester. You may feel as if eyes are following you. Guilty consciences should be well concealed, for above you are the 16 heads of Detective Inspector Tanky Smith!

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