SK6142 : Gedling: All Hallows' spire

taken 4 years ago, near to Carlton, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Gedling: All Hallows' spire
Gedling: All Hallows' spire
When our art teacher, Mrs Macmillan, expatiated on The Parthenon and its columns, she was able to recommend a cycle or bus ride across the city to see entasis in action in the spire of Gedling church. ("The sides of the spire," wrote Nikolaus Pevsner, "actually have a slight, ingenious entasis. The effect is elegant, almost sensuous, in an Indian way, as it were.") The 180ft steeple (1300-20), the second tallest in Nottinghamshire, is seen from a pedestrian refuge on Arnold Lane on a gloomy September morning.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6180 4257 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.6155N 1:4.8650W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6172 4266
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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