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Dudley the Cat
Dudley the Cat
Dudley the Cat
Dudley the Cat
Dudley the Cat
Dudley the Cat
Dudley the Cat
Dudley the Cat

© the artist. Photo credit: Gordon Baird / Art UK

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The sculpture is a tribute to the Dudley's original owner, Liz Burrows, who was a founding member of Burgh Beautiful, who died in January 2012. Dudley was her much-loved rescue cat. She bequeathed a large legacy to Burgh Beautiful. Liz lived by the Union Canal with Dudley and was an active member of Linlithgow Union Canal Society. There is also a memorial bench to her on the opposite side of the canal to the statue.

Dudley the Cat




bronze & granite

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Acquisition method

purchased by public subscription with the assistance of the Liz Burrows bequest, Burgh Beautiful, West Lothian Council, Linlithgow and Linlithgow Bridge Town Management Group, the Town Centre BID, and the Rotary Club of Linlithgow and Bo'ness

Work type



West Lothian Council


Scottish Canals

Work status


Unveiling date

3rd September 2018


at all times

Inscription description

DUDLEY / Dudley was the / much loved cat of / canal side resident / and local benefactor / Liz Burrows / This sculpture by / David Annand / was erected by / Burgh Beautiful / Linlithgow / using part of her / legacy


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Located at

Linlithgow Canal Basin, Linlithgow

EH49 6AJ