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Stone Garden

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Location

Street:Church Walk
Town:Burgess Hill
Parish:Burgess Hill
Council:Mid Sussex District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:RH15
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Object setting:Outside building
Access is:Public
Location note:In between shops, opposite St. John's Church
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:94
Grid reference:B5
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 : Jane Sybilla Fordham
     Role:Sculptor
Name : David Parfitt
     Role:Sculptor
     Qualify:with

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General Information

Commissioned by: Mid Sussex District Council
Construction period:1995-1996
Installation date:1996
Unveiling date:1996
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Mid Sussex District Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:Composite sculpture landscape with a central oval shaped floral design sculpture surrounded by several low brick walls. Consisting of ten large tree and plant forms carved in bath stone, positioned within a 30 metre long ground scheme derived from knot work parterres. Located at Church Walk shopping precinct. Various other motifs / decorative stonework adorns the walls including small sculptural pieces embedded into the brick that were made by local residents in sculpture workshops run by the artists.

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Composite
Object type1:Sculpture
Subject type1:Figurative
     Subject subtype1:Group
Subject type2:Still-life

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:28/02/2005

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History

History:Officially opened by District Councillor Mrs. Anne Jones in 1996.
Hard archive file:Yes

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Further information:
http://www.janesybillafordham.com/
http://www.creative-process.com/

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