TQ3939 : Staff of Asclepius, Jubilee Centre, Queen Victoria Hospital

taken 3 years ago, near to East Grinstead, West Sussex, Great Britain

Staff of Asclepius, Jubilee Centre, Queen Victoria Hospital
Staff of Asclepius, Jubilee Centre, Queen Victoria Hospital
The finial on top of the tower of the Jubilee Centre, Queen Victoria Hospital in the form of a copper Staff of Asclepius. The Jubilee Centre was built in 1936 when the Queen Victoria Hospital moved to this site. For wider view see TQ3939 : Jubilee Centre, Queen Victoria Hospital.

The Staff of Asclepius, in the form of a snake entwining a rod, is a traditional sign of medicine, Asclepius being a Greek god associated with healing and medicine, whose symbols were a snake and a staff.
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TQ3939, 44 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 October, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 October, 2016
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Health and social services 
Place (from Tags)
East Grinstead 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 399 392 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:8.1128N 0:0.0381W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 399 392
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Queen Victoria Hospital  Jubilee Centre  Finial  Staff of Asclepius  Rod of Asclepius 

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