This piece is carved on a four tonne block of sandstone.  The actor Bill Owen who played the role of compo in the TV comedy Last of the summer wine became friends with many of the residents of Holmfirth during his years spent filming the series.

  • Material Derbyshire gritstone
  • Client Holmfirth
  • Location West Yorkshire
  • Size 150% life size

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