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Denton Statues

Hat ManHat man

1. Current Position

Denton Town Hall, Junction of Market Street/Albert Street, Denton

2. Date of unveiling

12 October 2005

3. Title

Denton Linney Hatting Industry

4. Name of Designer/Sculptor/Contractor

UK Bronze

5. Members/Officers

Cllr Martin Wareing, Cllr Frank Robinson (Project Head of Heritage & Tourism), Service Unit Manager (Arts & Events), Senior Arts & Events Manager

6. More Information

Designed to commemorate the hatting industry which made Denton famous, this statue of a suave gentleman stands outside Denton Town hall; doffing his Linney (a type of hat originally made in Denton) to passers-by. 
 

The Broken Sword

1. Current Position

Denton Garden of Remembrance, M34


 
2. Date of unveiling

1995

3. Title

The Broken Sword

4. Name of Designer/Sculptor/Contractor

Artist: Paul Margetts
Manufacturer: Paul Margetts
 
5. Members/Officers
 
6. More Information

This 4m high sculpture consists of a hollow obelisk in filled with poppies. A broken sword forms a cross on top of the obelisk, symbolic and reminiscent of the crosses found in ww1 cemeteries. The broken sword suggests the end of war and laying down of arms…
 
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