NZ2464 : 'Parsons Polygon', Blackett Street

taken 8 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

'Parsons Polygon', Blackett Street
'Parsons Polygon', Blackett Street
An art-work by David Hamilton in 1985. The brick and tile structure conceals a ventilation shaft for the Metro system. The ceramic relief marks the achievements of Sir Charles Algernon Parsons (1854-1931), the designer of Turbinia, a steam turbine powered yacht LinkExternal link
The designs pressed into the clay are based on Parson's engineering drawings.
Tyne and Wear HER(10905): Newcastle, Blackett Street, 'Parsons Polygon' LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 February, 2010
Category
Public artwork   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2481 6445 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.4431N 1:36.8367W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2480 6445
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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