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Millennium Sundial

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:High Street
Town:Battle
Parish:Battle
Council:Rother District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN33
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Outside building
and in:Garden
Access is:Public
Location note:In the Museum Gardens, The Almonry
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:103
Grid reference:L2
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: Battle Twinning Association
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Battle Museum
Object listing:Not listed
Description:An open equatorial bow sundial facing north east surmounting a horizontal stone slab supported by a stone upright on top of a broad base simulating rough rocks.
Signatures:Numbers in roman numerals carved onto the inside
Inscription:Metal plaque in the ground in front of the sundial:

Presented by
Battle Twinning Association
To Commemorate
The Millennium

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Classification

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

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Object Parts

Part 1:Horizontal slab
     Material:Rough hewn stone
     Height (cm):8
     Width (cm):25
     Depth (cm):26
Part 2:Tapering upright
     Material:Rough hewn stone
     Height (cm):39
     Width (cm):19
     Depth (cm):17
Part 3:Pedestal
     Material:Rough hewn stone
     Height (cm):31
     Width (cm):34
     Depth (cm):43
Part 4:Base
     Material:Concrete
     Height (cm):12
     Width (cm):73
     Depth (cm):78
Part 5:Sundial
     Material:Metal
     Height (cm):70
     Width (cm):66
     Depth (cm):39

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Abrasions, cracks, splits
     Condition 2: Corrosion, deterioration
     More details:Cracks to the stone upright. Some corrosion to the metal sundial with one of the fixing screws missing.
Date of on-site inspection:09/11/2007

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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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