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Taking a Stone for a Walk

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Lower Parade
Town:Eastbourne
Parish:Eastbourne
Council:Eastbourne Borough Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:BN21
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:Between the Bandstand and the Lifeboat Museum
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:160
Grid reference:D2
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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Makers

Company/Group :Participants from The Bourne Centre
     Role:Designer
Name : Jackie Brown
     Role:Sculptor
     Qualify:with

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General Information

Construction period:December 2000
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Eastbourne Borough Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Four curving white granite uprights. Incisions made into the granite with moveable granite balls set inside. The south facing upright to the West has horizontal incisions. The upright to the East has a vertical incision. On the north face, the stone on the east hast a cruciform incision. The sculpture is set in a circular pebbled area that has a spiral motif. There is an inscribed stone tablet set on a low brick wall to the east side of the sculpture.
Inscription:Inscribed (black painted letters) stone tablet set onto the wall to the right of the sculpture:

TAKING A STONE FOR A WALK
BY JACKIE BROWN AND PARTICIPANTS
FROM THE BOURNE CENTRE
DECEMBER 2000
A SCULPTURE CELEBRATING WALKING
AS PART OF THE PATHWAY TO HEALTH
WALK PROJECT

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Abstract
Object type1:Sculpture
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:East side uprights
     Material:Granite
     Height (cm):115
     Width (cm):50
     Depth (cm):50
Part 2:Base
     Material:Pebbles set in concrete
     Height (cm):5
     Width (cm):205
     Depth (cm):205
Part 3:West side uprights
     Material:Granite
     Height (cm):130
     Width (cm):55
     Depth (cm):50

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Vandalism
     Condition 1: Graffiti
     More details:Some graffiti to the top of the inscribed stone tablet.
Date of on-site inspection:07/07/2007

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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