NZ2163 : 'Oasis Gate' by William Pym, Hodgkin Park

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Dunston, Gateshead, Great Britain

'Oasis Gate' by William Pym, Hodgkin Park
'Oasis Gate' by William Pym, Hodgkin Park
Ornamental gates installed in 1996 at the south-east entrance to Hodgkin Park off Armstrong Road. The cut, painted steel screens bear the inscription: 'From a City to the Park / From a Garden to the Town / An Oasis in a Desert of Street and Stone'.
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Hodgkin Park, Benwell
Hodgkin Park was donated to the City Council by Thomas Hodgkin in 1899 for the benefit and recreation of local people. The park originally had bowling greens, bandstands and ponds to complement its substantial tree cover. The park is in two parts, bisected by Armstrong Road. The two parts of the park are different in character. Hodgkin Park north is smaller and more secluded and enclosed. The southern park is more open.
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NZ2163, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 November, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 27 November, 2010
Category
Public artwork   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2122 6398 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1996N 1:40.2038W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2122 6397
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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