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Coronation Gate

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:East Street
Town:Seaford
Parish:Seaford
Council:Lewes District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:BN25
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Garden
Access is:Public
Location note:Crouch Gardens
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:150
Grid reference:E9
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

Company/Group :Berry Ironworks
     Role:Metal worker

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General Information

Commissioned by: The Berry Family of Seaford
Work is:Extant
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Decorative gate with Tudor arch surround
Inscription:Plaque affixed to the wall to the right of the gate:

THIS ARCH
DATING FROM THE TUDOR PERIOD
WAS FOUND DURING ALTERATIONS
AT
OLD TOWN HALL
SOUTH STREET
RE-ERECTED HERE MAY 1931

The gate has a decorative scrolled design, the centre panels contain the letters:

E R
1953

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Classification

Categories:Commemorative, Functional
Object type1:Street furniture
     Object subtype1:Gate(way)
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Surround
     Material:Stone
     Height (cm):247
     Width (cm):173
Part 2:Gate
     Material:Wrought iron
     Height (cm):198
     Width (cm):105

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Surface spalling, crumbling
     Condition 2: Corrosion, Deterioration
     Condition 3: Metallic staining
     More details:Wear and tear due to weather and salt. Crumbling of stone arch which dates from the 16th century.
Date of on-site inspection:06/11/2007

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History

Hard archive file:Yes

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Date: 06/11/2007
Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Date: 06/11/2007
Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Date: 06/11/2007
Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Date: 06/11/2007
Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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