Northumberlandia, The Lady of The North :: Shared Description

Northumberlandia, also known as “The "Lady of the North" is a huge land sculpture in the shape of a reclining female figure, built into the landscape of Cramlington in Northumberland.

112ft high at her tallest point (her forehead) and 1300ft long, she is made from 1.5 million tonnes of earth and set in 19 hectares (47 acres) of public park. Its creators claim that it is the largest land sculpture in female form in the world. (LinkExternal link BBC News)

It was officially opened by Princess Anne on 29 August 2012 (LinkExternal link BBC News). A day-long Community Opening Event on 20 October 2012 marked the park becoming fully open to the public.

Made from the by-products of the Shotton opencast mine she has been nicknamed "Slag Alice" by some(LinkExternal link Daily Mail Online).

See also Link (Andrew Curtis) for more details.
by David Dixon
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22 images use this description:

NZ2376 : Visitor Centre and Café, Northumberlandia by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia, The Lady's Face in Profile by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Opencast Mine Workings Viewed from Northumberlandia by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia, Commemoration Stone by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia, Head and Right Breast by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia, Lake by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia, View from the Torso by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia, Head and Face in Profile by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Path at Northumberlandia by David Dixon
NZ2377 : View towards Cramlington from Northumberlandia by Graham Robson
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia's left hand by Graham Robson
NZ2477 : Northumberlandia, Path to Cramlington by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia, Head and Left Breast by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia Lake Seen from Viewing Mound by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia by David Dixon
NZ2377 : The Lady of the North (Nortumberlandia) by David Dixon
NZ2478 : Chemical Works and Wind Turbines Viewed from Northumberlandia by David Dixon
NZ2477 : Lake at the foot of Northumberlandia by David Dixon
NZ2376 : Electric Car Charging Point at Northumberlandia by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Northumberlandia by David Dixon
NZ2377 : Entrance to Northumberlandia, "The Lady of the North" by David Dixon
NZ2377 : The Face of Northumberlandia by David Dixon


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Created: Thu, 26 Jun 2014, Updated: Thu, 26 Jun 2014

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