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John Betjeman (1906–1984)
bronze & Cumbrian slate
H 210 x W (?) x D (?) cm
commissioned by HS1 Ltd
12th November 2007
at all times
on the plinth in a circle around the statue: JOHN BETJEMAN -1906 – 1984 - POET . Who saved this glorious station.; on the outer circle of the plinth: And in the shadowless unclouded glare Deep blue above us fades to whiteness where A misty sea line meets the wash of air.; on the outer circle of the plinth between 'air' and 'And' in a circle: SCULPTOR. MARTIN JENNINGS.; in the middle of that circle: 2007