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Location

Street:Lower Church Road
Town:Burgess Hill
Parish:Burgess Hill
Council:Mid Sussex District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:RH15
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Object setting:Public Park
Access is:Public
Location note:In St. John's Park / Recreation Ground
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:94
Grid reference:A5
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.
Previous location:Martletts Shopping Centre, Lower Church Walk (moved 1993)

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Makers

Name : Sean Crampton
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Construction period:1971
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Mid Sussex District Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:An abstract scuplture of stacked variable sized blocks representing sand blown rocks in the desert. The sculpture has an internal framework filled with sand to support the heavy guage copper covering. Weighs two tons.
Signatures:Signed on middle section of NW face:
SC71

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Free Standing, Abstract
Object type1:Sculpture
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Sculpture
     Material:Bronze and copper
     Height (cm):330
     Width (cm):135
     Depth (cm):115
Part 2:Stepped base (1)
     Material:Concrete slabs
     Width (cm):325
     Depth (cm):325

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Condition 1 of type:Vandalism
     Condition 1: Graffiti
     More details:Graffiti to the the north-west face
Date of on-site inspection:22/04/2009

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History

Hard archive file:Yes

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