NS2876 : Equus Clutha

taken 3 years ago, near to Greenock, Inverclyde, Great Britain

Equus Clutha
Equus Clutha
Known locally as "Ginger", a sculpture by Andy Scott LinkExternal link at the east end of Cathcart Street. Ginger was a real cart horse, employed to move sugar between the docks and the sugarhouses, that drowned on 23 October 1889 in the former Albert Harbour. Greenock Police Station can be seen in the background.
Inverclyde sculptures
Several sculptures which were commissioned by local enterprise company Riverside Inverclyde LinkExternal link to brighten up the approaches to the town centres in Port Glasgow, Greenock and Gourock.

From east to west, the sculptures are as follows...

Endeavour, by Malcolm Robertson
NS3274 : Endeavour at Port Glasgow

Ginger the Horse, by Andy Scott
NS2876 : Equus Clutha

Egeria the Wood Nymph, by Andy Scott
NS2776 : Egeria The Wood Nymph

Girl with a Suitcase, by Angela Hunter
NS2477 : Girl On A Suitcase

Other sculptures from around the district include the Sir Stanley Spencer panels at the former Glen shipyard site
NS3174 : Sir Stanley Spencer sculpture & NS3174 : Sir Stanley Spencer sculpture
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 September, 2014
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Town 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2824 7606 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.8073N 4:45.1258W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2822 7605
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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