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Curwen's Column
Curwen's Column
Curwen's Column
Curwen's Column
Curwen's Column
Curwen's Column
Curwen's Column
Curwen's Column
Curwen's Column
Curwen's Column

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Rob Terwey / Art UK

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Dedicated to John Christian Curwen, Workington's MP at the beginning of the nineteenth century, 'Curwen's Column' is impressive in height and stature. The structure is made from steel rails manufactured in Workington steel works before it closed, and so is tied to two notable contributors to Workington town life.


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Located at

Pow Street, Workington

CA14 3AT

Located on a pavement area, near to the junction with Bridge Street.