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Occupational Monuments
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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

SESE45.1 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 The Border Farmer - The Square, Church Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, England, UKview gallery

NWNW47.6 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 The Steel Man  - Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.view gallery

NENE48.4 km

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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 Coal Miner - High Street - Coalville, Leicestershireview gallery

EE74.5 km

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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

EE86.3 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 Ships Boiler Repair Worker - Liverpool, UKview gallery

NN92.5 km

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Occupational MonumentsShips Boiler Repair Worker - Liverpool, UK

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This bronze statue of a ship boiler repair worker stands on a 5 metre tall steel column with a section of a boiler on top.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/7/2019

last visited: never

Image for Ship Repair Worker On Ship's Prow - Liverpool, UKview gallery

NN92.5 km

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Occupational MonumentsShip Repair Worker On Ship's Prow - Liverpool, UK

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This bronze statue of a ship repair worker stands on a 5 metre tall steel column that in outline forms the shape of a ship's prow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/7/2019

last visited: never

Image for Shepherd - Abergavenny, Wales.view gallery

SWSW96.7 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 Bargee -Wigan, UKview gallery

NN102.8 km

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Occupational MonumentsBargee -Wigan, UK

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This sculpture shows a bargee or canal boat worker leaning on a wall looking over at what was once a busy wharf where boats were loaded and unloaded.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2015

last visited: 3/13/2016

Image for Pit Brow Lass - Wigan, UKview gallery

NN102.8 km

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Occupational MonumentsPit Brow Lass - Wigan, UK

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This statue depicts a Pit Brow Lass from the 1880's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: 1/2/2015

Image for Women Steel Workers - Sheffield, UKview gallery

NENE107.2 km

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Occupational MonumentsWomen Steel Workers - Sheffield, UK

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This life size statue of two women steel workers was erected in 2016 to honour women who worked in the steel industry during World War I and World War II. It is titled 'Women Of Steel'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

Image for Canal Boat Leggers - Diggle, UKview gallery

NN109.6 km

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Occupational MonumentsCanal Boat Leggers - Diggle, UK

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This sculpture is on the gates to Standedge tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. It shows leggers propelling a canal boat through the tunnel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/7/2012

last visited: 2/9/2013

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

SWSW110.6 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 Halsall Navvy - Halsall, UKview gallery

NN111.4 km

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Occupational MonumentsHalsall Navvy - Halsall, UK

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This sculpture next to the Leeds Liverpool Canal commemorates the men who constructed the canal by hand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2015

last visited: never

Image for Welsh Drover - Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales.view gallery

SWSW114.6 km

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Occupational MonumentsWelsh Drover - Llandovery, Carmarthenshire, Wales.

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Bronze lifesize Sculpture of a Livestock Drover. Located on the Square in the heart of this old agricultural town of Llandovery, in Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/7/2015

last visited: 7/7/2015

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

SWSW115.9 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

SWSW116.5 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 - Merthyr Vale, Wales.view gallery

SWSW119.9 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 Merchant Navy Memorial - Newport, Wales.view gallery

SS121.3 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 The Rescue - National Miners Memorial - Sengennedd, Wales.view gallery

SWSW125.7 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 Miners - Windsor Colliery Monument - Abertridwr, Wales.view gallery

SWSW126.7 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 and His Family - Llwynypia - Rhondda - Wales.view gallery

SWSW129.6 km

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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 Cropper Memorial - Liversedge, UKview gallery

NENE131.2 km

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Occupational MonumentsCropper Memorial - Liversedge, UK

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This statue of a cropper and his daughter commemorates the occupation of a Cropper, but also his fight to keep his job in the early days of automation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

Image for Black Goldview gallery

NENE132.1 km

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Occupational MonumentsBlack Gold

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South Kirkby is a former mining town which is still very proud of its mining heritage. Terrain is flat with easy parking, no walking needed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Pedagog

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2011

last visited: 9/12/2012

Image for Coal Miners - Birstall, UKview gallery

NENE134.5 km

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Occupational MonumentsCoal Miners - Birstall, UK

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This memorial in Oakwell Country Park shows 2 miners working a narrow coal seam in Gomersal Pit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/4/2017

last visited: never

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