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Monuments placed to honour specific occupations from day to day life. These may be dedicated to any occupation except those focusing on military or emergency services (fire, police, etc) but they do not have to be memorial. All entries must feature the human form either as a statue or part of the display piece.
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Image for A Family of Salt Workers - Droitwich, Englandview gallery

NN41.2 km

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Occupational MonumentsA Family of Salt Workers - Droitwich, England

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Statue of a family of Salt Workers collecting Salt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2016

last visited: never

Image for Shepherd - Abergavenny, Wales.view gallery

WW65.2 km

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Occupational MonumentsShepherd - Abergavenny, Wales.

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Shepherd and Sheep - Lifesize bronze sculpture by David Backhouse, located, in the heart of this sheep farming community, at Cibi Walk, Abergavenny, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: 1/2/2014

Image for Merchant Navy Memorial - Newport, Wales.view gallery

SWSW72.1 km

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Occupational MonumentsMerchant Navy Memorial - Newport, Wales.

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Merchant Navy Memorial - A tribute to the men and women of Newport, Wales, who served in the Merchant Navy. The 25 feet high memorial was sculpted by Sebastien Boyesen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2012

last visited: 11/1/2012

Image for Coal Miner - Six Bells Colliery, Abertillery, Wales.view gallery

WW75.3 km

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miner - Six Bells Colliery, Abertillery, Wales.

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A giant sculpture of a Coal Miner standing over 66 feet tall, sited at the former Six Bells Colliery, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/28/2012

last visited: 4/7/2012

Image for Coal Miners - Oakdale, Gwent, Wales.view gallery

WW79.5 km

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miners - Oakdale, Gwent, Wales.

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The sculpture in the centre of this small mining village, Called 'Coal Face' is a monuments placed to honour coal miners, and shows the faces of former local miners chosen by the artist, Malcolm Robertson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/30/2012

last visited: 8/2/2012

Image for Coal Miners - Bargoed, Caerphilly Borough, Wales.view gallery

WW82.7 km

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miners - Bargoed, Caerphilly Borough, Wales.

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An imposing artwork, approx. 15 feet tall, depicting three Coal Miners. The striking sculpture honours the coal workers who contributed so much to the growth of the area. Stands in Hanbury Square in the heart of Bargoed, Caerphilly Borough, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: 1/2/2014

Image for Coal Miner - Cardiff, Capitol of Wales.view gallery

SWSW88.5 km

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miner - Cardiff, Capitol of Wales.

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The 'Miner' ('Glowr' Welsh) by Robert Thomas sculptor, is prominently displayed in Cardiff Queen Street, in the heart of the Welsh capital's shopping district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2014

last visited: 2/15/2014

Image for The Rescue - National Miners Memorial - Sengennedd, Wales.view gallery

WW88.7 km

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Occupational MonumentsThe Rescue - National Miners Memorial - Sengennedd, Wales.

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The central bronze sculpture entitled ‘The Rescue’ showing two coal miners feature at the Welsh National Mining Memorial & Universal Colliery Memorial Garden, located in Senghenydd, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2015

last visited: 12/6/2016

Image for Coal Miner - Roath Dock, Cardiff Bay, Wales.view gallery

SWSW89 km

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miner - Roath Dock, Cardiff Bay, Wales.

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From 'Pit to Port' Designed and constructed by John Clinch, 1934 - 2001, and finished by Jon Buck in 2005 located at Roath dock, the bronze sculpture celebrates the link between the Port of Cardiff and the Coal Mine Workers in the Welsh Valleys.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/6/2014

last visited: 1/2/2014

Image for Miners - Windsor Colliery Monument - Abertridwr, Wales.view gallery

WW89.2 km

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Occupational MonumentsMiners - Windsor Colliery Monument - Abertridwr, Wales.

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A memorial to the 154 miners who were killed during Windsor Colliery's working life. (1898-1986). Their names are inscribed around the base. Built of polished precast concrete, the upper part of the memorial depicts mining relief images.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/9/2012

last visited: 12/6/2016

Image for Coal Miner - Merthyr Vale, Wales.view gallery

WW89.8 km

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miner - Merthyr Vale, Wales.

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The lifesize sculpture of a Coal Miner stands at the site of the Merthyr Vale Colliery which closed in 1989. The Miner & Sheave wheel are a memorial to the mining heritage of the People & Community of Merthyr Vale & Aberfan, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/26/2017

last visited: 6/15/2017

Image for Coal Miner and His Family - Llwynypia - Rhondda - Wales.view gallery

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miner and His Family - Llwynypia - Rhondda - Wales.

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A bronze lifesize sculpture of a Welsh Coal Miner and his Family - Erected to commemorate the many coal mining communites of the Rhonnda Valley, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/30/2012

last visited: 10/9/2012

Image for Coal Miner - High Street - Coalville, Leicestershireview gallery

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miner - High Street - Coalville, Leicestershire

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A bronze statue of a miner, his right foot on a chunk of coal. Located on High Street, Coalville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/14/2017

last visited: never

Image for The Sockman - Loughborough, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE113.6 km

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Occupational MonumentsThe Sockman - Loughborough, Leicestershire

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'The Sock' was created by the sculptress Shona Kinloch, commissioned by Charnwood Borough Council "to provide an attractive feature and focus of public interest". Unveiled in 1998. 'The Sock' is symbolic of Loughborough's hosiery industry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/27/2016

last visited: never

Image for The Steel Man  - Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.view gallery

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Occupational MonumentsThe Steel Man - Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.

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The sculpture 'The Steel Man' created to commemorate the Shelton Steel Workers, is located outside The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery on Broad Street in Hanley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/14/2018

last visited: never

Image for The Border Farmer - The Square, Church Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, England, UKview gallery

NWNW125.7 km

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Occupational MonumentsThe Border Farmer - The Square, Church Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, England, UK

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Here is a memorial to the 'border farmer' by Ivor Roberts Jones.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2011

last visited: 5/15/2019

Image for Mason - Langton Matravers, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, UKview gallery

SS143.4 km

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Occupational MonumentsMason - Langton Matravers, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, UK

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'Mason' is a statue created to represent the stonemasons and their longstanding association with this occupation in the local area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2012

last visited: 4/5/2015

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