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Clock and Drinking Fountain, Stockport

Description: Clock and Drinking Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 210820

OS Grid Reference: SJ8945793430
OS Grid Coordinates: 389457, 393430
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4375, -2.1602

Location: B5169, Stockport SK5 6BD

Locality: Stockport
County: Stockport
Country: England
Postcode: SK5 6BD

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Listing Text

5086 (Centre )
Clock and Drinking Fountain
SJ 8993 13/101


Late C19. P1inth with inscription, bronze portrait roundel, fountain niche
and bow on faces, supports clustered columns in pink granite, carved capitals,
below block with clock face, gable top and foliated finial. Inscripticn:-
Dedicated to the memory of Sir William Houldsworth Baronet by the people of Reddish
in grateful remembrance of the bountiful gifts whereby he enriched and adorned
their village and manifested his concern for their spiritual and physical welfare.
(Sir William built St Elisabeth s Church and surrounding complex, and Houldsworth
Mill and the terraces of workers houses, as a planned industrial estate in
the 1870's).

Listing NGR: SJ8945793430

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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