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Rotary Club Jubilee Direction Marker

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Location

Street:Eastgate
Town:Rye
Parish:Rye
Council:Rother District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN31
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Object setting:Garden
Access is:Public
Location note:Set onto column of wall, in the 'lookout' donated by E.F. Benson
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:86
Grid reference:G2
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: The Rotary Club of Rye and Winchelsea
Construction period:1955
Installation date:1955
Unveiling date:25/02/1955
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Rye Town Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Bronze, circular direction marker set onto column of wall. The marker has raised letters showing direction to various towns and landmarks with a relief of a gallion underneath. Bronze plaque set into the face of the column.
Inscription:Raised letters on bronze rectangualr plaque:

PRESENTED TO
THE TOWN OF RYE
BY
THE ROTARY CLUB
OF RYE AND WINCHESEA
TO COMMEMORATE
THE JUBILEE OF ROTARY
25 FEBRUARY 1955

Raised letters on roundel indicating directions for, clockwise:

THE LANDGATE
CANTERBURY
DOVER
DUNKIRK
LYDD CHURCH
CAP GRIZ NEZ
DUNGENESS
BOULOGNE
GOLF LINKS
RYE HARBOUR
DIEPPE
YPRES CASTLE

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Classification

Categories:Composite, Commemorative, Functional
Object type1:Marker
     Object subtype1:Indicator
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Circular direction marker
     Material:Bronze
     Height (cm):0.5
     Width (cm):36
     Depth (cm):36
Part 2:Rectangular plaque
     Material:bronze
     Height (cm):43
     Width (cm):24
     Depth (cm):0.5

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:09/05/2008

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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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