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ArtistMaker: not known
TitleOfWork: Markham Main Colliery memorial plaque
DescriptionOfPhoto: Coal tubs and memorial wheel, seen from the road
DateOfCreation: 1996 (after)
Medium: mixed media2
Location: Markham RUFC (facing the Community Centre drive). (SE619049)
AtoZReference: p.34 3D
Street: Doncaster Road
TownOrVillage: Armthorpe
MetropolitanBorough: Doncaster
Photographer: Dave Ball
ImageCopyright: Sheffield Hallam University
AccessionNumber: armthorpe
Location: At the site of the former colliery.

Description: A pitwheel mounted within a supporting wall.

Inscription: A plaque on the brickwork reads:
Markham Main Colliery / 1920-1996
Erected to the memory of / the 87 miners who were killed at / Markham Main Colliery / 1920-1996 / and the men and women / who worked there

Commission: not known

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