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Fountain Monument to Richard Eve, Kidderminster

Description: Fountain Monument to Richard Eve

Grade: II
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

Location: 56 Stourport Road, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY11 6QS

Locality: Kidderminster
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY11 6QS

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Listing Text

5250 Fountain monument to
Richard Eve
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
and yellow.

Listing NGR: SO8250975735

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Source: English Heritage

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