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Rugeley Miners Memorial

3 Upper Brook Street, Rugeley WS15 2DS, England
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Ok but nothing special

The area seems to have a bit of a recent obsession with mining monuments which have sprung up over... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Glenn W
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A great tribute to the mining history of the Rugeley area.

Really lifelike statues that make a statement about the history of mining in the area.Statues are... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
allanriley9
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Mandurah, Australia
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  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor16%
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18 Nov 2017
“Ok but nothing special”
29 Sep 2017
“A great tribute to the mining history of the Rugeley area.”
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3 Upper Brook Street, Rugeley WS15 2DS, England
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

The area seems to have a bit of a recent obsession with mining monuments which have sprung up over the last couple of years. This is better than some but the figures are decent and nothing special. I’ve seen better and worse things stick on...More

Thank Glenn W
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Really lifelike statues that make a statement about the history of mining in the area.Statues are well executed and draw a focus as you drive by or view from the pavement.

Thank allanriley9
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I can't help but smile at this colossal waste of money, whenever I see it. What do you give to the town that has nothing? Why, four grotesquely out of proportion concrete miners, to block the visibility on the most central traffic island, of course....More

Thank Niki G
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

The detail and knowledge the people here have is astounding. So much to learn and I would highly recommend a gist to this place. A great day out.

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

There are 4, I think, statues of miners, carrying various tools and in different poses located on a traffic island. They are a nice piece of recognition of the mining community that Rugeley used to be, and a commemoration of the people who worked the...More

Thank markr2306
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

I used to work in Rugeley back in the 1970's and many of my colleagues were from mining backgrounds, the pits featured heavily in everyones lives back then. It was lovely to revisit the area and see that the miners have been recognised with statues...More

Thank Jan W
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