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Description: Drinking Fountain
Date Listed: 8 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 135703
OS Grid Reference: SU4214712921
OS Grid Coordinates: 442147, 112921
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9142, -1.4018
1. ASYLUM GREEN
SU 4212 2/9
Dated 1865. A large stone drinking fountain about 15 ft high on 3 stone steps.
Square-shaped fountain on rusticated base surmounted by dome and cross. Each
face has pediments with acroteria medallions and engaged Corinthian columns.
Four semi-circular stone drinking bowls, like stoups, 2 having bronze lions
head masks. Four oval relief panels. At one side is a stone animal drinking
trough. This was given to the town by Councillor John Ransom and bears the
inscription "Drink but waste not".
Listing NGR: SU4255313582
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Source: English Heritage
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