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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.
Title

Sockman (the Sock)

Date

1998

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 183 x W 72 x D 158 cm

Accession number

LE11_BV_S046

Acquisition method

commissioned by Charnwood Borough Council

Work type

Statue

Owner

Charnwood Borough Council

Custodian

Charnwood Borough Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

11th April 1998

Access

at all times

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Located at

Market Place, Loughborough

LE11 3EA

Set at the Town Hall end of Market Place.