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Description: Bainbridge Memorial Fountain
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111904
OS Grid Reference: NY9475325418
OS Grid Coordinates: 394753, 525418
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6239, -2.0828
MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE HORSE MARKET (South
24/102 Bainbridge Memorial
Fountain. Circa 1877 by Geo. Smith Foundry, Glasgow (founder's marks on
shafts and pedestal) for R.W. Bainbridge of Middleton House, agent of the
London Lead Company, to commemorate a memorial presented to him and to his
wife by employees of the company and other friends. Cast iron. Four shafts
support domed canopy, with finial, over draped figure of child, with upturned
urn, set in wide basin on fluted shaped pedestal. Raised pediments over
arches of canopy have identical commemorative panels and inscriptions on each
side. Much leafy decoration. Interior of dome shows crocodiles descending to
C20 tap fitted to urn; small basin at ground level attached to rear of
Listing NGR: NY9475325418
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Source: English Heritage
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