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Stone of remembrance
- Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial:
A rough surfaced rock from Ireland (Kilkenny) representing the colour of coal (when wet) and the toughness of pit work.
On its front is an image of a colliery gantry in relief, on one side an incised descriptive text,. In front of the stone is a seat and to one side an information plaque on the sloping top of another plinth incorporating images of miners equipment in relief.
There are 3 trees nearby to indicate the areas in Britain where the boys worked (oak, ash & pine).
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