Description: Drinking Fountain and Horse Trough
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210676
OS Grid Reference: SD8014110192
OS Grid Coordinates: 380141, 410192
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5879, -2.3015
SD 8010 SW MANCHESTER ROAD
2/42 (west side)
- Drinking Fountain and
1897 by T R Kitsell. A gift of Miss Openshaw of Tenterden Street. Italianate in
style. Ornate arched canopy of Portland stone on 4 short red granite Ionic columns.
White granite plinth. Inscriptions include "Vic Reg 1897; 60 years". Peripheral
basins accommodated up to 3 horse, 3 dogs and 2 men to drink at the same time. Putto
of red granite on central pedestal. Iron scrollwork in heads of arches, cornice
and balustrade, behind which rises open stone peak with finial. Carved decoration
of animal heads, coats of arms etc.
Listing NGR: SD8014110192
Source: English Heritage
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