SJ8298 : The Pyramid, St John's Square

taken 1 year ago, near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

The Pyramid, St John's Square
The Pyramid, St John's Square
This sculpture by Janet Fitzsimons takes the form of a 3 metre solid polished concrete pyramid resting on four spheres and a square plinth rising from an octagonal base of two steps. It carries the date 1992.

It was designed and installed at St John's Square as part of a facelift to the area behind St John's Cathedral, a project that included the creation of public gardens and a paved square.
Salford Cathedral
The Cathedral Church of St John the Evangelist, on Chapel Street is the Roman Catholic cathedral for the City of Salford and is known simply as Salford Cathedral.

It was originally built between 1844 and 1848 as St John's Church, Salford, its design, the first cruciform Catholic church to be built in England after the Reformation, was closely modelled on a number of noted medieval churches. Two years later, in 1850, St John's was elevated to cathedral status.

The Cathedral is a Grade II listed building (English Heritage ID:471539 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 12 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Date (from Tags)
1992 
Person (from Tags)
Janet Fitzsimons 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8277 9862 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0407N 2:15.6669W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8277 9865
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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