A statue of Newton in Grantham

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

The statue was erected by W. Theed in 1858 and was originally surrounded by iron railings. It shows Newton holding a scroll with a drawing of an ellipse which is the path taken by a planet around the sun. The statue was cast from the metal of a Russian gun captured in the Crimean war.

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Furthermore, the statue is opposite the Isaac Newton Shopping Centre:

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Photography by Carlos Dorce

Location: St. Peter’s Hill (map)

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