ST1597 : Roadside art in Pengam

near to Pengam, Caerphilly/Caerffili, Great Britain

Roadside art in Pengam
Roadside art in Pengam
The 40ft statue here is called the Lady of the Stream and depicts a mother looking after her children (it has a face on the obverse side). It has, I believe, caused some outrage since its installation in 2010, not because it might be perceived as a questionable use of space or money, or is unsafe, but because some locals expressed a concern that its apparent resemblance to a particular body part might cause offence.

Only in the Valleys....
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 152 975 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:40.2346N 3:13.6153W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 152 976
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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