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Description: Fountain Monument to Richard Eve
Date Listed: 17 January 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 156418
OS Grid Reference: SO8250975735
OS Grid Coordinates: 382509, 275735
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3794, -2.2584
5250 Fountain monument to
SO 87 NW 2/63
Commemorates Richard Eve, 1831-1900. Square in section with canted corners,
non-classical pilasters and balustraded parapet with ball finials at corners.
Octagonal top section with domed fluted roof with ball finial. All covered
in bright glazed tiles. Three steps. Each face has an arcade, one with portrait
in roundel, fountain, inscriptions: "Chivalrous by nature and fired with the
enthusiasm of Humanity he resisted oppression and did battle for the right".
"To keep his memory Green in his native town, which he ardently loved, admiring
friends have raised this memorial". "Charity was ever his end and aim devoted
to the masonic craft he was Grand Treasurer of England 1889 and for years Chairman
of the Masonic Boys School". The main colours of the tiles are brown, green
Listing NGR: SO8250975735
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Source: English Heritage
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