TM1941 : Formation (2003) Sculpture

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Nacton, Suffolk, Great Britain

Formation (2003) Sculpture
Formation (2003) Sculpture
Formation (2003), by Rick Kirby
The spires were inspired by a War War 2 poster remembered from childhood showing 'a formation of planes caught in the criss cross of search lights.' The female figures represent the women pilots who flew fighter planes during the war from factories to the aerodrome at Ravenswood.
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Ravenswood is a district within Ipswich. It is sited on the old Ipswich Airport to the south-east of the town.
The area is one experiencing rapid growth in housing numbers from private housing developers. In total, 1,250 houses and apartments have been built with an affordable housing ratio of 30%.
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Formation (2003) Sculpture
A number of pieces of public art have been installed in Ravenswood "Formation" by Rick Kirby at the entrance, designed to commemorate the areas links with aviation
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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Saturday, 27 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  People, Events 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 19646 41616 [1m precision]
WGS84: 52:1.7662N 1:12.0286E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 19622 41627
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Sculpture  Ipswich  Ravenswood  Ravenswood Avenue  Roundabout  Ravenswood Roundabout  Formation (2003)  Formation (2003) Sculpture 

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