The Angel of the North, Gateshead

The Angel of the North, Gateshead

Driving up the A1 towards Gateshead and Newcastle or travelling on the East Coast Main Line you can’t help but notice a large figure looming over the roadside/railside trees. This is the Angel of the North, a contemporary steel sculpture of an angel designed by Antony Gormley. Thousands of people pass its outstretched wings every day. The Angel of the North is visible from miles around. However, you really have to visit the site and…

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