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Town Clock

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:High Street
Town:Heathfield
Parish:Heathfield and Waldron
Council:Wealden District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN21
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:Junction with Streatfield Road, on raised paved area
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:56
Grid reference:D9
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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General Information

Commissioned by: Heathfield and Waldron Rotary Club
Commissioned also by: Various businesses and organisations
Installation date:2005
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Large clock with four faces set on top of a tapering metal obelisk set on a base. The clock is surmounted by a weather vane. The whole structure is painted in green and gold.
Signatures:On each of the clock faces, text running circular:

HEATHFIELD AND WALDRON ROTARY CLUB
2005. A. D.
Inscription:On two opposing sides of the base, raised metal letters painted gold on black background:

This clock was presented to the town by
Heathfield and Waldron Rotary Club
in Rotary's Centenary year 2004-05
with the generous support of;

This is followed bya list of the shops and businesses that contributed to the erection of the clock.

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Classification

Categories:Roadside / Wayside, Functional, Free Standing
Object type1:Street furniture
     Object subtype1:Obelisk
Object type2:Shaft
     Object subtype1:Obelisk
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Obelisk (tapering)
     Material:Painted metal
     Height (cm):300
Part 2:Base of obelisk
     Material:Painted metal
     Height (cm):78
     Width (cm):60
     Depth (cm):60
Part 3:Base
     Material:Painted metal
     Height (cm):45
     Width (cm):100
     Depth (cm):100
Part 4:Clock
     Material:Painted metal
     Height (cm):100
     Width (cm):80
     Depth (cm):80

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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 shallow carved graffiti that has been painted over and so less visible than when damage caused.
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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