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Nesting cormorant

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:West Quay
Town:Newhaven
Parish:Newhaven
Council:Lewes District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:BN9
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:Faces east towards the harbour, sited on a grassed area next to the pedestrian walkway
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:149
Grid reference:K5
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 : Christian Funnell
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Commissioned by: Lewes District Council
Construction period:2002
Installation date:2002
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Lewes District Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Cormorant with neck extended sat in a nest made from chain link fencing. The nest sits atop a tall wooden groyne and has metal 9 metal feathers lodged inside it.

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Free Standing, Animal
Object type1:Sculpture
Subject type1:Figurative
     Subject subtype1:Full-length

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Object Parts

Part 1:Cormorant & nest
     Material:Banded steel & chain link fencing
     Height (cm):80
     Width (cm):50
     Depth (cm):100
Part 2:Post
     Material:Wooden groyne
     Height (cm):240
     Width (cm):28
     Depth (cm):40

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Corrosion, deterioration
     More details:Some oxidisation apparent to the steel.
Date of on-site inspection:06/08/2008

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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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