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|ArtistMaker:||NICHOLAS, Peter<! -- If you add additional data fields, increment the rowspan accordingly. -->|
|Dimensions:||390 cm high x 700cm long|
|Medium:||sandstone; stainless steel; painted metal (computer manipulated, sawn and welded)|
|Location:||Between the Transpennine Cycle Trail and Manvers Way (A6195) at Old Moor Bridge|
|TownOrVillage:||Wath upon Dearne|
|Description: Three blocks of sandstone, 390 cm high and cut or rounded at the corners, which intersect in the shape of a ' Y '. Inside the top of the head of the ' Y ' is an assemblage of painted pieces of machinery including wheels and a large bell. The concave side of the ' Y ' has separate steel plates down one edge, each with a letter cut out of them, spelling the word ' MANVERS '. Next to this are more cut pieces of steel in a series of vertical strips and circles.
Commission: Funded by Yorkshire Forward and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. £85,000. 
Artist's Statement: "Designed to symbolize the ending of one industrial era and the beginning of another. I have used a childs pop-up book as a vehicle to carry the story."
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