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

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

'Paradise Gate'' by William Pym, Hodgkin Park
'Paradise Gate'' by William Pym, Hodgkin Park
Ornamental gates installed in 1996 at the south-west entrance to Hodgkin Park on the corner of Milford Road and Armstrong Road. From the word 'Paradise' at the bottom, cut steel outlines of an industrial scene give way to plant life above.
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Paradise was an old name for an area between Delaval and South Benwell south of the park, and of a coal pit in the area NZ2163 : Paradise Site of Nature Conservation Importance
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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Date Taken
Friday, 26 November, 2010   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 27 November, 2010
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Public artwork   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2116 6398 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1997N 1:40.2600W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2116 6398
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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