Tyne and Wear HER(10905): Newcastle, Blackett Street, 'Parsons Polygon'

  • Description

    "1985 by David Hamilton. This brick and tile structure contains a ventilation shaft for the Metro system. The ceramic relief marks the achievements of Sir Charles Parsons (1854-1931), the designer of Turbinia, a turbine powered vessel. The designs pressed into the clay are based on Parson's engineering drawings."
  • Owner

  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/10905
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 4 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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