NS5764 : The Govan Angel

taken 17 years ago, near to Pollokshields, Glasgow, Great Britain

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The Govan Angel
The Govan Angel
This gilded angel stands on the pavilion roof of NS5764 : The Angel Building (built c.1890, by Bruce and Hay). It is generally referred to as the Govan Angel (although it is technically located within Kinning Park rather than Govan). The identity of the sculptor is unknown, but James Ewing is a likely contender [Ray McKenzie, "Sculpture in Glasgow - an illustrated handbook"].

The angel appears as a landmark in NS5764 : Springfield Quay / NS5764 : Mavisbank Quay / NS5764 : Shields Road.
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NS5764, 273 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
August 2002   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 19 October, 2008
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
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Statues   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 574 646 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.2391N 4:16.7749W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 574 646
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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