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Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough on Northern Edge of Quomps Recreation Ground, Christchurch

Description: Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough on Northern Edge of Quomps Recreation Ground

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101634

OS Grid Reference: SZ1570192457
OS Grid Coordinates: 415701, 92457
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7315, -1.7789

Location: 1 Whitehall, Christchurch BH23 1HZ

Locality: Christchurch
Local Authority: Christchurch Borough Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH23 1HZ

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
Drinking fountain and
cattle trough on northern
edge of Quomps Recreation Ground
SZ 1592 1A/441


Circa 1900. Pink granite cattle trough on stone end blocks with heart shaped niches in each. Below, 3 smaller troughs for cats and dogs hollowed out from plinth. Short round column of drinking fountain rises at west end from square base. Basin with inscription above, commemorating Samuel Bemister, 7 times Mayor of Christchurch.

Listing NGR: SZ1570192457

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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