Light Square, Adelaide

Light Square, Adelaide

Light Square is one of five squares in the City of Adelaide [cite book|title=2003 Adelaide Street Directory, 41st Edition |publisher=UBD (A Division of Universal Press Pty Ltd) |year=2003 |isbn=0-7319-1441-4] . Located in the north-western portion of South Adelaide (the central business district), the Square is named after the city's planner, Colonel William Light. The Square is divided into two sections separated by road. In the larger southern section Colonel Light is buried beneath a monument comprising of a red granite monolith topped with a surveyor's theodolite. Also in the square are a bronze statue of Catherine Helen Spence and two artistic structures.


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Adelaide Centre for the Arts — The Adelaide Centre for the Arts, (also known as ACArts), is a campus of TAFE South Australia that specialises in arts education. It is located on Light Square, Adelaide, opposite the Adelaide campus of TAFE SA.Identified major study areas of the …   Wikipedia

  • Adelaide (Australie) — Adélaïde (Australie) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Adélaïde. Adélaïde …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Adelaide — For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). Adelaide South Australia Aerial view of Adelaide city centre in 2005 …   Wikipedia

  • Adélaïde (Australie) — 34°55′48″S 138°35′59″E / 34.93, 138.59972 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Light pollution — This article is about light pollution in the visible spectrum. For information on pollution in the radio spectrum, see radio spectrum pollution. This time exposure photo of New York City at night shows skyglow, one form of light pollution …   Wikipedia

  • Adelaide Metro — Info Area served Metropolitan area of Adelaide, South Australia Locale Adelaide, South Australia …   Wikipedia

  • Adelaide — Ansicht von Adelaide …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adelaide (Australien) — Adelaide Skyline von Adelaide …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adelaide Park Lands — The Adelaide Park Lands (commonly Parklands) are the parklands that surround the city centre of South Australian capital of Adelaide. Extending over approximately 7.6 square kilometres in a green belt encircling the city, the parklands are almost …   Wikipedia

  • LIGHT, William (c. 1786-1839) — founder of Adelaide was born about the year 1786 either on the island of Salang or in the territory of Kedah, and spent his first six years at Penang. His father, Captain Francis Light, traded in Siam and Malaya and married Martina Rozells in… …   Dictionary of Australian Biography

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.