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|DescriptionOfPhoto:||view from Wharncliffe Street|
|Dimensions:||Height: 170 cm|
|Location:||On a grass space at the traffic lights between Doncaster Road and Wharncliffe Street|
|ImageCopyright:||Sheffield Hallam University|
|Location: On a grass space at the traffic lights between Doncaster Road and Wharncliffe Street. The main gates to Clifton Park are on the opposite side of Doncaster Road.
Description: A four-sided tapering column mounted on three steps. The word for peace is carved on the highest step in four different languages: English, German, Japanese and Russian.
Commission: Erected in honour of International Peace Year, 1986
Comment: Subsequent press coverage claimed that the Russian word incorrectly spelt.
The plot of land on which this is sited was dedicated to Tommy James, a local 'worker, writer and socialist' , who fought in both the 1st World War and the Spanish Civil War.
References:  Plaque on site
The Star: 7th January 1986
Rotherham Advertiser: 7th February / 25th April 1986