National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Standing Stone


Type Sculpture

     The work resembles two stylized, intertwined standing figures, rather like a 3D jigsaw puzzle. It is new and made of limestone, so it has a very clean, creamy appearance. The forms recall those of Celtic art, notably their illuminated manuscripts.
     This work is one of a series commissioned for Dudley's new Southern By-pass. For the driver or pedestrian, the road will provide a passage through time, whereby each artwork is loosely inspired by an era.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Vaughan, John Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Sculpture Limestone 2.15m high x 75cm wide x 30cm deep
Hexagonal base concrete 1.5m diameter

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
WMduDUjj030 BM
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
  • None
Road Southern By-Pass
Precise location On grass between Wolverton Road and Southern By-Pass
A-Z ref 55 F3
OS ref SO950905
Date of design None
Year of unveiling 2000
Unveiling details 2000
Commissioned by Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Duty of care Dudley MBC
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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