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|ArtistMaker:||Park Gate Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. (makers)|
|TitleOfWork:||ingot and colliery arches|
|DescriptionOfPhoto:||view towards roundabout|
|Dimensions:||Height to centre of arch: 270 cm|
|Location:||Roundabout between Great Eastern Way and Aldwarke Road|
|AtoZReference:||p. 69 4F/G|
|Street:||Great Eastern Way and Aldwarke Road|
|ImageCopyright:||Sheffield Hallam University|
|Description: Four large curved steel girders protruding from the ground. They meet and are welded together to a circular steel plate, which is located above an ingot planted in the ground. There is an information plaque on the ingot.
Plaque: "RAWMARSH URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL / THE INGOT AND STEEL COLLIERY ARCHES / WERE MADE BY THE / PARK GATE IRON & STEEL CO. LTD. / AND PLACED ON THIS SITE BY / THE CHAIRMAN OF THE COUNCIL / COUNCILLOR A. HAWKE J.P. / ON THE 17TH DAY OF APRIL 1966 / TO MARK THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE / NEW TOWN CENTRE
COUNCILLOR K.R.SIMMONDS C.E.BELLOWS A.M.I..E., M.I.H.E.
CHAIRMAN OF THE TOWN PLANNING COMMITTEE ENGINEER & SURVEYOR"
Commission: not known