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Fountain Below and to North East of Upper Water, Blockley

Description: Fountain Below and to North East of Upper Water

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 126855

OS Grid Reference: SP1667236063
OS Grid Coordinates: 416672, 236063
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0227, -1.7584

Location: Blockley, Gloucestershire GL56 9RJ

Locality: Blockley
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL56 9RJ

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Listing Text


Fountain Below and
to North-East of
Upper Water


Circa 1900, cast-iron in shallow circular stone basin. The fountain is designed in
the style of the Belle Epoque (just possibly 3rd Empire) and could be French.
Cast-iron probably or bronze: a shallow basin fed by entwined dolphins whose tails
support a further basin; bulbous acanthus stem; octagonal plinth with putti riding
dolphins and blowing conches on projecting buttresses; lion's masks in subsidiary

Listing NGR: SP1667236063

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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