2015

NZ2464 : The Past Is My Present To Your Future

taken 9 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

The Past Is My Present To Your Future
The Past Is My Present To Your Future
Another "public art work" - see NZ2564 : (Part of) Blue Carpet Square. This one, installed in Grainger Street in 2002, is by Charlie Holmes and Ian Ness, and is a monument to Richard Grainger.

Richard Grainger (17971861) was a builder in Newcastle upon Tyne. He worked together with the architects John Dobson and Thomas Oliver, and with the town clerk, John Clayton, to redevelop the centre of Newcastle in the 19th century. Grainger Street and the Grainger Market are named after him; the whole area of Newcastle developed in the Neoclassical style around Grey Street and Grainger Street is now referred to as Grainger Town. For further info see the Wiki entry LinkExternal link .

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts City, Town centre Primary Subject: Monument
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Street [1109] · Newcastle [1022] · 4406042 [622] · Newcastle upon Tyne [361] · Grey Street [192] Other Photos: · Parson's Polygon, Blackett Street, NE1 ·
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NZ2464, 2433 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mike Quinn   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 24 January, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2483 6437 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.3999N 1:36.8184W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2482 6435
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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