NZ2464 : 'Swans in flight', Civic Centre

taken 8 years ago, near to Newcastle Upon Tyne, Great Britain

'Swans in flight', Civic Centre
'Swans in flight', Civic Centre
A bronze statue above one of the Civic Centre's quadrangle pools by David Wynne, 1968. It is based on Hans Hartvig Seedorff Pederson's 'The Swans from the North', a Scandinavian poetic work with the five swans representing five Scandinavian countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Finland.
Tyne and Wear HER(10910): Newcastle, Barras Bridge, Civic Centre, 'Swans In Flight' LinkExternal link
Newcastle Civic Centre :: NZ2465
One of Newcastle upon Tyne's central landmarks, the Civic Centre was formally opened by His Majesty King Olav V of Norway on the 14th November 1968. The building is considered to be a modern classic of its time and is Grade II* listed.
Tyne and Wear HER(9059): Newcastle, Barras Bridge, Civic Centre LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 15 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 19 January, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2499 6496 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.7175N 1:36.6654W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2497 6496
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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