Light Square also known as Wauwi is one of five squares in the City of Adelaide. Located in the centre of the north-western quarter of the Adelaide city centre, the Square is named after the city's planner, Colonel William Light.
The Square is divided into a number of sections separated by roads. Waymouth Street (runs east-west) forms the Southern boundary of the Square. Currie Street (east-west) divides the southern two-thirds of the square from the northern third. Morphett Street (north-south) splits into dual-carriageway and encircles the square.
In the largest southern section, (nearly two-thirds of the Square), there is also a bronze statue of Catherine Helen Spence in the southwest corner of this southern section, and an artistic structure on the western edge.
There is another artistic structure in the middle of the northern third of the Square. "Knot" (1975) by Bert Flugelman
- 2003 Adelaide Street Directory, 41st Edition. UBD (A Division of Universal Press Pty Ltd). 2003. ISBN 0-7319-1441-4.
- "Adelaide Park Lands and Squares: Light Square Report" (PDF). Adelaide City Council. Adelaide City Council. Retrieved 2015-04-17.
- Light is the only person of European descent (legally) buried within the city's "square mile"; the West Terrace Cemetery is in the Adelaide Parklands.
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