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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

WW34.3 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 Coal Miner - High Street - Coalville, Leicestershireview gallery

NENE43.5 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

NENE53.8 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

NWNW78.5 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 The Border Farmer - The Square, Church Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, England, UKview gallery

NWNW106.7 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 Shepherd - Abergavenny, Wales.view gallery

SWSW110.4 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 Women Steel Workers - Sheffield, UKview gallery

NN111.8 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 Merchant Navy Memorial - Newport, Wales.view gallery

SWSW126.5 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 Canal Boat Leggers - Diggle, UKview gallery

NN133.4 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 Black Goldview gallery

NN136.8 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 The Sower - Kew Gardens, London, UKview gallery

SESE138.4 km

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Occupational MonumentsThe Sower - Kew Gardens, London, UK

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This bronze statue, named "The Sower", is by Sir William Hamo Thornycroft and was cast in 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: never

Image for Ships Boiler Repair Worker - Liverpool, UKview gallery

NWNW142.4 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

NWNW142.4 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 Bargee -Wigan, UKview gallery

NWNW143.9 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

NWNW144 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 Cropper Memorial - Liversedge, UKview gallery

NN147.6 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 Coal Miners - Birstall, UKview gallery

NN150.6 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

Image for Weaver – Morley UKview gallery

NN151.6 km

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Occupational MonumentsWeaver – Morley UK

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This stone statue of a weaver is standing in front of Morley Town Hall at the left hand side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/6/2012

last visited: 6/12/2013

Image for Miner – Morley UKview gallery

NN151.6 km

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Occupational MonumentsMiner – Morley UK

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This stone statue of a miner is standing in front of Morley Town Hall at the right hand side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/6/2012

last visited: 6/12/2013

Image for Insurance and Home Credit Agent – Bradfiord, UKview gallery

NN156.9 km

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Occupational MonumentsInsurance and Home Credit Agent – Bradfiord, UK

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These 7 feet high stone statues represent the original relationship between a Provident insurance agent and customer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/17/2012

last visited: never

Image for Halsall Navvy - Halsall, UKview gallery

NWNW157.9 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

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