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Fuel for the Fossil

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Promenade
Town:Eastbourne
Parish:Eastbourne
Council:Eastbourne Borough Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:BN23
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Public Park
and in:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:Halfway between sovereign pool and water treatment plant in Sovereign Park
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:155
Grid reference:J6
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

Name : Steve Geliot
     Role:Sculptor
     Qualify:with
Company/Group :Generations Art Project
     Role:Designer

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General Information

Construction period: 2000
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Eastbourne Borough Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:A rough hewn sculpture of a heart, made of concrete, celebrating walking as part of the Pathway to Health project, set on 18 wooden uprights. S face has an inscribed plaque set on a large rock in front of the sculpture.
Inscription:Plaque on inscribed stone tablet in front of S face

FUEL FOR THE FOSSIL
BY STEVE GELIOT AND PARTICIPANTS
FROM GENERATIONS ART PROJECT
JULY 2000
A SCULPTURE CELEBRATING WALKING
AS PART OF THE PATHWAY TO HEALTH
WALK PROJECT

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Roadside / Wayside, Free Standing
Object type1:Sculpture

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Object Parts

Part 1:Heart
     Material:Stone
     Height (cm):75
     Width (cm):85
     Depth (cm):35
Part 2:Highest upright
     Material:Oak
     Height (cm):135
     Width (cm):20
     Depth (cm):20
Part 3:Lowest upright
     Material:Oak
     Height (cm):85
     Width (cm):24
     Depth (cm):24

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Corrosion, deterioration
     Condition 2: Biological growth
     More details:Inscribed tablet has some weather wearing on inscription.
Condition 2 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Broken or missing parts
     More details:Insrcibed tablet chipped on edge
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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