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Description: Drinking Fountain, 30 Metres South-East of Entrance to Recreation Ground
Date Listed: 24 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 112187
OS Grid Reference: NZ2293526298
OS Grid Coordinates: 422935, 526298
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6313, -1.6462
NZ 22 NW SHILDON CENTRAL PARADE
(South side, off)
4/71 Drinking fountain,
30 metres south-east
of entrance to
Public drinking fountain. 1914 by Hill and Smith Ltd. of Brierley Hill,
Staffordshire. Octagonal stone plinth; cast-iron canopy and tapering, cylindrical
fountain with bowl. 8 slender, ribbed columns, with shaped bases and foliage
capitals, support an octagonal, pierced, arcaded drum and cupola. The drum has
8 roundels, between dragon's heads, depicting a railway locomotive designed by
Timothy Hackworth. One roundel, to the west, is inscribed: PRESENTED TO THE
INHABITANTS OF SHILDON BY THE MEMBERS OF THE OLD SHILDON WORKMEN'S CLUB.
Listing NGR: NZ2293526298
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Source: English Heritage
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