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Memorial plaque

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

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, first floor, looking onto 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.
Previous location:West Sussex Hospital, Broyle Road, Chichester (closed 1994)

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General Information

Construction period:1913
Installation date:1913
Unveiling date:02/08/1913
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:St. Richard's Hospital, Chichester
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Memorial plaque originally from the old West Sussex Hospital in Broyle Road, Chichester removed on its closure in 1994. The plaque is mounted on the wall and to the side are framed prints of King George V and Queen Mary, again taken from the old West Sussex Hospital.
Inscription:Inscription to front of plaque:

ROYAL
WEST SUSSEX HOSPITAL
FOUNDED 1784 AS A DISPENSARY
IN 1793 AS A HOSPITAL AND IN1826
AS THE CHICHESTER INFIRMARY,
RECONSTRUCTED AND ENLARGED 1912
BY THE GENEROSITY OF
MR. WILLIAM JAMES OF WEST DEAN
PARK, AND OTHER RESIDENTS OF
THE COUNTY, AS A MEMORIAL TO THE
LATE KING EDWARD VII.
THE EAST AND WEST BALCONIES WERE
ERECTED BY THE PERSONAL FRIENDS OF
THE LATE MR. WILLIAM JAMES
AS A MEMORIAL TO HIM. THE HOSPITAL
WAS REOPENED BY HIS MAJESTY
KING GEORGE V.
2ND. AUGUST 1913.

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Classification

Categories:Commemorative
Object type1:Marker
     Object subtype1:Commemorative stone
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Plaque
     Material:White, grey flecked marble
     Height (cm):90
     Width (cm):78
     Depth (cm):6

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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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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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