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Millenium Clock Tower

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Location

Street:High Street
Town:Littlehampton
Parish:Littlehampton
Council:Arun District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:BN17
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:Outside the entrance to Sainsburys store
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:167
Grid reference:K4
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

Name : John Coles

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General Information

Commissioned by: Littlehampton Town Council
Construction period:2000
Installation date:2000
Unveiling date:11/05/2000
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Littlehampton Town Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:A wooden, cream painted clock tower with slatted wood sides narrowing towards the top where a wooden cuboid housing holds a gilt lettered clock on all four sides. At the top of the structure there is a weather vane that also holds a painted metal representation of the Coat of Arms of Littlehampton with the motto 'PROGRESS'.
Inscription:Black plaque with white lettering on eastern face:

LITTLEHAMPTON TOWN CLOCK
The Town Clock was commissioned by
Littlehampton Town Council to commemorate the Millenium.
It was funded by the Town Council with contributions from the
Single Regeneration Budget and the Town Centre Action Group
The clock mechanism was fitted by local resident John Coles.
The Town Mayor, Cllr Mike Northeast unveiled this plaque
on Thursday 11 May 2000.

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Classification

Categories:Free Standing, Commemorative, Architectural, Functional
Object type1:Building
     Object subtype1:Clock tower
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Clock tower and vane
     Material:Wood and metal
     Height (cm):725
     Width (cm):210
     Depth (cm):210
Part 2:Base
     Material:Concrete and pebble
     Height (cm):15
     Width (cm):310
     Depth (cm):310

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:29/05/2008

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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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