|A series of small stone carvings surrounds each of the three entrances to the original section of the Physics and Astronomy Building. There are 23 each around the east and west doors and 26 around the south doors for a total of 72 in all. To go directly to a particular entrance use the links at the right||
Among the more interesting carvings around this door is one representing the sun (4th from the bottom on the left), and another which I take to be a superposition of a Scotch thistle, an Irish shamrock and a Canadian maple leaf (3 above the sun).
As with all the carvings on the building, each of the 26 reliefs around this door are unique, different from any other detail on the building. Of particular interest around this entrance are 3 faces, all located in the upper half of the entrance.
At all of the entrances there are carvings which have suffered from significant weathering, and that is true of several around the east entrance. At the right side of the entrance is a carving which I interpret as being the man in the moon, nearly opposite the carving of the sun at the west entrance.