The Brothers (Mining Memorial), Seaham


'The Brothers' (aka 'Leaning Post') sculpture in Seaham was created by Brian Brown, who previously worked at Silksworth pit, and unveiled in 2011.[1] Celebrating Seaham's mining heritage, the sculpture of 3 miners represents the 3 mines of Seaham: Seaham Colliery, Dawdon Colliery and Vane Tempest.

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Mining Memorial Sculpture by Brian Brown

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The Brothers Mining Memorial, Seaham

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Carnival time in Seaham
- Sunderland Echo, 1st August 2011. "The annual event attracted 17,000 visitors, its biggest crowd ever, thanks to a host of new activities and attractions....The Leaning Post sculpture was ...

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Dawdon Colliery (1907-1991)
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Dawdon Colliery (1907-1991)
- Dawdon Colliery was sunk in 1907 by the Sixth Marquess of Londonderry, when the workings at his Seaham Colliery became increasingly costly to work from the old shafts, as the ...
Seaham Colliery (1849-1988)
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Seaham Colliery (1849-1988)
- Seaham Colliery was a coal mine near Seaham in County Durham. Sinking of the first pit began on 13th April 1849 for the by the third Marquis of Londonderry. In the late ...
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Vane Tempest Colliery (1926-1993)

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