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ArtistMaker: SLATER; Tony
TitleOfWork: 'The Railway Stone'
DescriptionOfPhoto: view of piece
DateOfCreation: 1989
Medium: sandstone
Location: By a public footpath: the Dove Valley Trail
AtoZReference: (SE299041)
Postcode: S75
TownOrVillage: Silkstone Common
MetropolitanBorough: Barnsley
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: b046a
Commission: Organised by the Silkstone Heritage Stones Project, composed of local residents. Commissioned in April, completed in July and sited in September 1989.

Comment: The Silkstone Heritage Stones Project has won the Ford United Kingdom British Conservation Awards Heritage Category and the UK Conservation Project of the Year (1990), the Yorkshire Rural Community Council, Village Ventures (1990) and The Times/RIBA Award (1991)

References: Sara Selwood: "The benefits of public art in Great Britain"

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