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Memorial Drinking Fountain and Trough, Sturminster Newton

Description: Memorial Drinking Fountain and Trough

Grade: II
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

Locality: Sturminster Newton
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 1AN

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Listing Text


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

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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