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The Fountain and Basin, Welton

Description: The Fountain and Basin

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 164835

OS Grid Reference: SE9582427284
OS Grid Coordinates: 495824, 427284
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7332, -0.5489

Location: Cowgate, Welton, East Riding of Yorkshire HU15 1NG

Locality: Welton
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU15 1NG

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Listing Text

SE 9527
9/77 The Fountain and Basin
Fountain. Dated in inscription 187- (last digit illegible). Ashlar.
Perpendicular style. Octagonal pier with string course and floral panels to
top, cornice ornamented with diaper work and brattishing and with grotesque
figures to each corner, (heads all missing). Frieze of shields beneath an
ogee cap with poppyhead finial. Beneath the string is an inscription in
a Gothic script "In memory of Anne Popple ad 1874. I will give (a) vow
God, that if (you have) a thirst, of the fountain of the water of life,
(drink) freely." Adjoining the fountain is a hollowed out stone, forming
part of the base: a spout, now missing, led water into the basin.

Listing NGR: SE9582427284

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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