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Fountain, 160 Metres West of Biddick Hall, Bournmoor

Description: Fountain, 160 Metres West of Biddick Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109363

OS Grid Reference: NZ3124052789
OS Grid Coordinates: 431240, 552789
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8689, -1.5147

Location: The Avenue, Bournmoor, Durham DH3 4PQ

Locality: Bournmoor
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH3 4PQ

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Listing Text

NZ 35 SW
5/17 Inset Fountain, 160
metres west of
Biddick Hall

Garden fountain. Probably assembled in late C19, incorporating early C18
fragments. Carved stone. Baroque style.

Tall fountain, in centre of circular stone basin, in 4 sections: late C19
octagonal-plan pedestal, with vermiculate rustication, on rock-faced plinth;
probably early C18 boldly-carved Baroque base with sea-monsters, fish and
shells etc; probably early C18 wide, shallow shell bowl with deeply-scalloped
rim; possibly C18 crowning feature with carved stone pelicans and foliage.

Listing NGR: NZ3124052789

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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