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Sockman (the Sock)
Sockman (the Sock)
Sockman (the Sock)
Sockman (the Sock)
Sockman (the Sock)
Sockman (the Sock)
Sockman (the Sock)
Sockman (the Sock)

© the artist. Photo credit: Brian Vollar / Art UK

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The statue depicts a man seated on a bollard, naked except for a sock on his left foot. The sock references Loughborough's hosiery industry. The plinth features engraved images of the history of the town. The work has become an iconic symbol of Loughborough.

Sockman (the Sock)






H 183 x W 72 x D 158 cm

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Acquisition method

commissioned by Charnwood Borough Council

Work type



Charnwood Borough Council


Charnwood Borough Council

Work status


Unveiling date

11th April 1998


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Located at

Market Place, Loughborough

LE11 3EA

Set at the Town Hall end of Market Place.