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Memorial lantern

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:Brede Hill
Town:Brede
Parish:Brede
Council:Rother District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN31
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Outside building
and in:Religious
Access is:Public
Location note:Next to the gate of the Parish Church of St. George
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:84
Grid reference:A7
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.
OS Reference:TQ8218

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General Information

Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Parish Church of St. George
Object listing:Not listed
Description:A lantern surrounded by ornate metal scroll work. The bottom of the scrollwork has letters cut out. The lantern sits atop a wooden shaft that stands on a stepped brick base. The lantern stands at the entrance gate to the churchyard.
Inscription:Cut into and circling the metal lantern cover at the base of the scroll work:

IN MEMORIAM M.B. 1919 - 1934

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Classification

Categories:Free Standing, Commemorative, Functional
Object type1:Street furniture
     Object subtype1:Lamp
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Shaft
     Material:Wood
     Height (cm):128
     Width (cm):24
     Depth (cm):24
Part 2:Stepped (4) base
     Material:Brick
     Height (cm):37
     Width (cm):150
     Depth (cm):235
Part 3:Lantern
     Material:Metal
     Height (cm):50
     Width (cm):30
     Depth (cm):30

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Fair
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Corrosion, deterioration
     Condition 2: Abrasions, cracks, splits
     More details:The metal is slightly corroded and the '1' is missing from the '1919'.
Condition 2 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Cracks, splits, breaks, holes
     More details:The surface of the wooded shaft is quite severely cracked due to general weather wearing.
Date of on-site inspection:07/09/2007

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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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