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Roman Views

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Street:Spitalfield Lane
Town:Chichester
Parish:Chichester
Council:Chichester District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:PO19 6SE
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Object setting:Inside building
Access is:Public
Location note:St. Richard's Hospital, facing south west into the Roman Courtyard
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:140
Grid reference:D5
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 : Alexandra Le Rossignol
     Role:Artist

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General Information

Commissioned by: The windows were donated by Art for St. Richard’s
Construction period:1990s
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:St. Richard's Hospital, Chichester
Object listing:Not listed
Description:A series of five stained glass windows set into one long corridor that overlooks the hospital's Roman Courtyard.
Iconographical description:The stained glass references the Roman Courtyard onto which it faces. The courtyard itself makes reference to the Roman Villa at Fishbourne. The windows depict wild flowers such as poppies and thrift and herbs that were used medicinally such as rosemary, fennel and sage. Other windows reflect the use of Fishbourne harbour by the Romans with a depiction of a curlew, a common bird on the harbour mudflats.

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Classification

Categories:Composite, Commemorative, Architectural, Functional
Object type1:Building
Subject type1:Pictorial
     Subject subtype1:Group
Subject type2:Figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Windows 1&5 (L-R)
     Material:Stained glass
     Height (cm):173
     Width (cm):335
Part 2:Windows 2-4 (L-R)
     Material:Stained glass
     Height (cm):173
     Width (cm):447

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:28/07/2008

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