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Old Chapel door

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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, set into the wall, faces south east down the ground floor corridor
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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General Information

Commissioned by: Captain Norcliffe Gilpin
Construction period:1892
Installation date:1892
Owner custodian:St. Richard's Hospital, Chichester
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Substantial arched door and frame set into the corridor wall of the hospital. There are two inscribed bronze plaques affixed to the door. Originally from the old West Sussex Hospital in Broyle Road, Chichester and removed on its closure in 1994.
Inscription:Bronze, inscribed plaque affixed to the upper cross bars of the door:

TO THE GREATER GLORY OF GOD THIS CHAPEL WAS RESTORED
BY CAPTAIN NORCLIFFE GILPIN,
SOMETIME CHAIRMAN OF THIS HOSPITAL. 1892.

Bronze, inscribed plaque affixed to the lower cross bars of the door, to the right of the handle:

PRAY∙FOR∙THE∙SOUL∙OF∙VIOLET∙CLARKE∙SEVEN∙YEARS∙MATRON∙OF∙
THIS∙HOSPITAL∙ENTERED∙INTO∙REST∙AUGUST∙5TH∙1898 ON∙WHOSE∙SOUL
AND∙ON∙THE∙SOULS∙OF∙THE∙FAITHFUL∙DEPARTED∙MAY∙GOD∙HAVE∙MERCY∙AMEN

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Classification

Categories:Commemorative, Functional, Architectural
Object type1:Street furniture
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Door
     Material:Wood
     Height (cm):210
     Width (cm):122
     Depth (cm):10

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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




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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