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An aerial view of The Angel of the North, Gateshead, Northumberland, England
A view of the A1 looking south as seen by the Angel.

The Angel was created in 1998 by Anthony Gormley. It is sixty-five feet high with wings of a hundred and seventy-five feet wide, tilted forward by 3.5 degrees.


An aerial view of The Angel of the North, Gateshead, Northumberland, England
This is still Britain's largest sculpture and is reputed to be the largest angel sculpture in the world.


An aerial view of The Angel of the North, Gateshead, Northumberland, England
Getting a little more intimate. From just above the left wing.


An aerial view of The Angel of the North, Gateshead, Northumberland, England
Looking south-west. The Angel stands on a hill by the A1 south of Gateshead and west of the A167.