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Description: Memorial Drinking Fountain and Trough
Date Listed: 20 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 102442
OS Grid Reference: ST7864414062
OS Grid Coordinates: 378644, 114062
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9256, -2.3052
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ST 7814 STURMINSTER NEWTON
MARKET CROSS (EAST SIDE)
8/154 Memorial drinking
fountain and trough
Drinking fountain and trough, early C20. Cast by Mitchell and Sons, Bristol.
Mainly cast iron on a ceramic brick base. The fountain is four sided. The
lower stage bears inscription on two sides and the outlet on another. The
next stage is separated from the first by a moulding of bound reeding and has
four panels bearing a lion surrounded by rushes over a rose. Above this is a
simple capital surmounted by a finial of 2 dolphins entwining a trident. The
inscriptions are to two local doctors, father and son, J Comyus Leach MD JP
and E Comyus Leach BA Surgeon.
Listing NGR: ST7864414062
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Source: English Heritage
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