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Millennium Sundial (Saxonwood W.I.)

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Location

Street:High Street
Town:Battle
Parish:Battle
Council:Rother District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN33
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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: Saxonwood Womens' Institute
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Battle Museum
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Filigree design ionian column surmounting a square similarly carved base. A bronze horizontal sundial is set into a stone slab supported by the column.
Inscription:Metal plaque set into the ground in front of the sundial:

PRESENTED BY
SAXONWOOD W.I.
TO COMMEMORATE THE MILLENNIUM

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Classification

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

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Object Parts

Part 1:Filigree design upright
     Material:Concrete
     Height (cm):39
     Width (cm):17
     Depth (cm):17
Part 2:Filigree base
     Material:Concrete
     Height (cm):10
     Width (cm):30
     Depth (cm):30
Part 3:Base
     Material:Concrete
     Height (cm):7
     Width (cm):31
     Depth (cm):35
Part 4:Horizontal slab
     Material:Stone
     Height (cm):12
     Width (cm):25
     Depth (cm):25
Part 5:Sundial
     Material:Bronze
     Width (cm):15
     Depth (cm):15

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Corrosion, deterioration
     More details:Some weather wearing at the top of the column. The scrolls have lost some of their detail.
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

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