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Drinking fountain

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Location

Street:London Road
Town:Hurst Green
Parish:Hurst Green
Council:Rother District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN19
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:Next to the Old Court House at the junction with Station Road
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:43
Grid reference:H7
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: William Orme Carter J.P.
Construction period:1901
Unveiling date:05/1901
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Rother District Council
Object listing:Grade II: of special interest warranting every effort to preserve them
Description:Pink grannite drinking fountain with rectangular back surmounted by an ogival stone top with ball cap at apex. There is a carved, black painted inscription to the front.
Inscription:Carved letters, painted black to front of fountain, just above the water spout:

PRESENTED
BY
WILLIAM ORME CARTER, ESQRE. J.P.
OF THE LODGE,
HURST GREEN, SUSSEX.
MAY - 1901

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Classification

Categories:Roadside / Wayside, Functional, Free Standing, Commemorative
Object type1:Fountain
     Object subtype1:Drinking Fountain
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Drinking fountain
     Material:Pink granite
     Height (cm):225
     Width (cm):90
     Depth (cm):60

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Corrosion, deterioration
     Condition 2: Abrasions, cracks, splits
     Condition 3: Surface spalling, crumbling
     More details:Some weather-wearing and small chips to the edges.
Condition 2 of type:Structural
     Condition 1: Broken or missing parts
     More details:Cup and tap handle missing
Date of on-site inspection:17/09/2008

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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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