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Section 1: Identification
Reference Number: 
ESX_SS16_009
Section 2: Location
Street: 
Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea Hall Lane
Name of Town/Village/City: 
Pitsea
County: 
Essex
Postcode: 
SS164UH
GPS Latitude: 
51° 33’ 10” N
GPS Longitude: 
00° 30’ 17” E
Precise Location (description): 
Within Wat Tyler Country Park, approx. 90m N of main visitor Centre, in centre of mounded long grass surrounded area. To the right of a wide grassed path.
Setting: 
Public Space
Setting Note: 
The 42 figures are set within the mounded area as mentioned above with 2 figures mounted at the entrance on the top north part of the mounded area.
Access: 
Time restrictions apply
Access Note: 
Access to the park is from 9am to 7pm, with 9am to 5pm Nov 1st to March 31st
Charges Might Apply: 
No
Section 3: Maker
Maker: 
Maker Forename: 
Clive
Maker Surname: 
Wakeford
Maker Website: 
https://www.flickr.com/people/clivewakeford/
Section 4: General Information
Commissioned By: 
Basildon Council
Work is: 
Extant
Listing Status: 
Not Listed
Section 6: Object Part
Part: 
Part Name: 
Wooden Figure
Material: 
Idigbo Wood
Height (cm): 
100.00
Width (cm): 
40.00
Depth (cm): 
10.00
Section 7: Condition Assessment
Person who Assessed Condition: 
Linda Skaret-Ball & Steve Ball
Surface Condition: 
Abrasions (cracks, splits)
Surface Condition Detail: 
Generally poor condition with all figures having faded paint/discoloration, and some with sections of wood missing from the head area. One figure with head missing.
Structural Condition: 
Broken or missing parts
Structural Condition Detail: 
Generally poor, with most figures loose in the ground, and some extremely lose and could be removed. As mentioned above originally there were 68 figures and is assumed 26 have been removed as there are now only 42 figures left.
Photographic Evidence: 
Section 9: References
References: 
Date: 
Friday, July 8, 2016
Section 10: Data Information
Last Modification: 
Friday, July 8, 2016
Last Modified By: 
Richard Brett
Photographed by: 
Linda Skaret-Ball & Steve Ball