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Description: Stone Cross and Drinking Fountain
Date Listed: 1 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 206714
OS Grid Reference: TQ2384863502
OS Grid Coordinates: 523848, 163502
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3571, -0.2227
Stone Cross and
TQ 2363 NE 27/56
l895. Stone. Tapering shaft surmounted by richly ornamented cross. Shaft merges
at its base into tall rectangular pedestal which has an embattled band and
carved inscription at the top and a moulded base; this in turn rests upon a circular
platform. From each side of the pedestal there projects a small rounded water
basin supported on a faceted shaft which in turn merges into the base of the
pedestal. A carved inscription runs round all sides of the pedestal: "To the
glory of God and in loving/Memory of those gone before/This fountain is erected
by the/Sons and daughters?/? Matilda Farmer April 1895".
Listing NGR: TQ2384863502
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Source: English Heritage
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