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The Bride

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Author: Diana Nason
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Location

Street:Borde Hill Lane
Town:Borde Hill
Parish:Cuckfield Rural
Council:Mid Sussex District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:RH16 1XP
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Object setting:Garden
Access is:Public
Location note:The Rose Garden in Borde Hill Gardens
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:50
Grid reference:D9
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 : Antonio Tantardini
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Construction period:Mid 1800s
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Borde Hill Gardens
Object listing:Not listed
Building listing:II*
Listing date:28/10/1957
Description:Female figure standing on a plinth, left arm raised over the head, right hand clutching a veil. The statue is placed under a brick, tiled shelter.
Signatures:ANTO. TANTARDINI F. MILANO

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Free Standing
Object type1:Statue
Object type2:Sculpture
Subject type1:Figurative
     Subject subtype1:Standing

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Object Parts

Part 1:Statue
     Material:Marble
Part 2:Round plinth
     Material:Marble
     Depth (cm):46
Part 3:Octagonal base
     Material:Marble
     Height (cm):76
     Width (cm):61

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Surface
     Condition 1: Abrasions, cracks, splits
     More details:Crack on the foot and to the veil at the rear.
Date of on-site inspection:09/06/2005

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History

History:Borde Hill Gardens are set in 200 acres of Grade 11* listed parkland and woodland. It holds a nationally important collection of trees and shrubs, including 80 'champion' trees. At the heart of the garden is Borde Hill House, a Tudor mansion built by Sir Stephen Borde in 1598. His family came from Cuckfield.
Hard archive file:Yes

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References


Further information:
http://www.bordehill.co.uk/

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Date: 09/06/2005
Author: Diana Nason
Copyright: Creative Commons




Date: 09/06/2005
Author: Diana Nason
Copyright: Creative Commons




Date: 09/06/2005
Author: Diana Nason
Copyright: Creative Commons




Date: 09/06/2005
Author: Diana Nason
Copyright: Creative Commons

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