Phil Townsend

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Title:  ‘Ironstone Mining’

Location:  Boosbeck, Cleveland, 2007

Materials:  Buff Sandstone, Ceramic Tiles 

Description:  Placed at a prominent road junction into this ex-mining village, the central carving shows the main tools of the miner’s trade - pick, shovel and lamp – with the mine tunnel behind. On the surrounding face and  sides, tiles made on a mining theme by  pupils of the local primary school were recessed into the stone.