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Description: Drinking Fountain
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 131570
OS Grid Reference: ST7292498836
OS Grid Coordinates: 372924, 198836
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6876, -2.3931
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ST 79 NW STINCHCOMBE WICK ROAD
3/117 (east side)
Fountain. Dated 1887. Squared and coursed marlstone, stone slate capping. Arched
recess under coped gable, the fountain recess taken back square from responds, with
small radius quadrant comers to flat back; slightly pointed arch springs from heavy
2-stage corbels. Small water spout discharges over plain Pennant stone slab.
Commemorative tablet in a Shelly 'marble' reads: 'APRIL 26 1887. TO THE DEAR AND
HONOURED MEMORY OF GEORGE PHIPPS PREVOST' followed by 5-line doggerel. Prevost was
'perpetual curate' in the parish.
Total height of fountain c3 m and width c2.25 m.
Listing NGR: ST7292498836
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Source: English Heritage
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