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Drinking Fountain and Horse Trough, Bury

Description: Drinking Fountain and Horse Trough

Grade: II
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

Location: Manchester Old Road, Bury BL9 0DR

Locality: Bury
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: BL9 0DR

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Listing Text

2/42 (west side)

- Drinking Fountain and
Horse Trough

- II

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

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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