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Gateway to High Street

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Location

Street:High Street
Town:Crawley
Parish:Crawley
Council:Crawley Borough Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:RH10
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Object setting:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:North end of High Street at the junction with Orchard Street
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:10
Grid reference:F6
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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Makers

Company/Group :Chrysalis Arts Ltd.
     Role:Sculptor
Company/Group :Colas Ltd.
     Role:Builder

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General Information

Commissioned by: West Sussex County Council and Crawley Borough Council
Installation date:1999
Unveiling date:11/12/1999
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Crawley Borough Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Five curvilinear steel frames on each side of the road forming a low gateway to the regenerated area of High Street. Each section contains outline cut pictorial elements painted with blue enamel. The sections stand in a heavily planted base and recede in height towards the north.
Signatures:Plaque attached to each section, bottom right:
CHRYSALIS ARTS LTD
THE ART DEPOT, ASQUITH INDUSTRIAL ESTATE,
ESHTON ROAD, GARGRAVE, NORTH YORKSHIRE BD23 3SE
Inscription:Tallest section has outline cut letters:
HIGH
STREET

Bronze plaque attached to a low, planted wall opposite the Golden Tree sculpture at the south end of High Street:

HIGH STREET
CONSERVATION AREA IMPROVEMENTS
Opened 11th December 1999
by
David Dewdney – Chairman
Highways And Transport Committee
West Sussex County Council
and
Councillor Brenda Smith – Chair
Environment Committee
Crawley Borough Council
Jointly Funded and Designed By
West Sussex County Council
and
Crawley Borough Council
Public Artwork – Chrysalis Arts Ltd
Main Contractor – Colas Ltd

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Classification

Categories:Functional, Free Standing, Composite, Roadside / Wayside, Architectural, Sculptural
Object type1:Building
     Object subtype1:Gate(way)
Subject type1:Pictorial
     Subject subtype1:Group
Subject type2:Figurative
Subject type3:Symbolic

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Object Parts

Part 1:Tallest section
     Material:Hand cut and painted steel plate
     Height (cm):285
     Width (cm):125
     Depth (cm):9
Part 2:Shortest section
     Material:Hand cut and painted steel plate
     Height (cm):125
     Width (cm):125
     Depth (cm):9

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:22/01/2008

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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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