SD6409 : The Spirit of Sport

taken 13 years ago, near to Wingates, Bolton, Great Britain

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The Spirit of Sport
The Spirit of Sport
The Spirit of Sport is the largest piece of public art in the UK to be developed out of public consultation (it is almost a third taller than the Angel of the North). Standing at approximately 100 feet tall, the sculpture is constructed of stainless steel and has a 'golden' appearance with its surface 'tiled' with 600 etched images of sporting heroes.

The sculpture is located at a site just off junction 6 of the M61 at the junction of De Havilland Way and Burnden Way and leads near to the Reebok Stadium (home of Bolton Wanderers Football Club), the Bolton Arena and a major retail park.
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SD6409, 89 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 May, 2007
Category
Sculpture   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 646 092 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.7078N 2:32.1582W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 646 093
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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