Coal Miner - Roath Dock, Cardiff Bay, Wales.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 51° 27.720 W 003° 09.634
30U E 488845 N 5701215
Quick Description: 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.
Location: South Wales, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/5/2014 6:27:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMJVZP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
Pit to Port - Sculpture is located in Roath Basin and celebrates Cardiff Bay’s heritage as one of the world’s most important coal exporting ports and its links to the Coal Miners. A tribute to the South Wales coal mine workers, that made Cardiff so rich.

“Pit to Port”. This sculpture features an over life size coal miner, leaning against a dram which contains a pit winding wheel, smoking factory chimney and a ship. The statue clearly demonstrate the cycle of the coal industry, which the Cardiff docklands were originally well known for. The statue is on the corner of Britannia Quay, Roath Dock, Cardiff Bay, Wales.

Artist Name: John Clinch, & Jon Buck.

Date placed: 16th July 2005

Materials used: Cast Bronze & Steel.
Sector of the workforce: Coal Miner.

Created or Donated by which group: Not listed

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