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Conduit house

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:The Street
Town:Fulking
Parish:Fulking
Council:Mid Sussex District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:BN5
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Road or Wayside
Location note:Next to the Shepherd and Dog public house
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:132
Grid reference:B3
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:TQ2411

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General Information

Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Fulking Parish Council
Object listing:Grade II: of special interest warranting every effort to preserve them
Description:Small red brick building with a curved pyramidical roof of fishscale tiles with terra cotta finial. Pointed doorway with elaborate iron hinges to the door. The east face holds a glazed terracotta inscription from Psalm 104 set into the brickwork. The structure sits at the edge of a fast running stream.
Inscription:Tiled plaque to east face, glazed letters on ceramic tiles, quote from Psalm 104:

HE SENDETH SPRINGS
INTO THE VALLEYS
WHICH RUN AMONG
THE HILLS
OH THAT MEN WOULD
PRAISE THE LORD
FOR HIS GOODNESS

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Classification

Categories:Roadside / Wayside, Architectural
Object type1:Building
     Object subtype1:Other
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Whole structure
     Material:Brick, slate and ceramic tiles
     Height (cm):430
     Width (cm):190
     Depth (cm):190
Part 2:Plaque
     Material:Ceramic tiles
     Height (cm):88
     Width (cm):142

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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: Abrasions, cracks, splits
     Condition 3: Biological growth
     More details:Biological growth to roof and base. Ceramic tiles pitted and broken but verse completely intact.
Condition 2 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Cracks, splits, breaks, holes
     More details:Base is cracked and crumbling.
Date of on-site inspection:11/12/2007

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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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