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Description: Drinking Fountain
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 214135
OS Grid Reference: SJ4275587737
OS Grid Coordinates: 342755, 387737
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3834, -2.8621
SJ 4287 GATEACRE BROW
Drinking fountain with canopy in form of ancient market
cross. 1883. Stone with pyramidal stone slate roof.
Elliptical arches to all sides with cartouche keys. Much
Jacobean ornament, beasts in spandrels, cornice over and
alternate masks and mermaids above; Liverpool arms to south-
east. Inscription reads "ERECTED\BY THE PEOPLE
OF\GATEACRE:IN MEMORY\OF JOHN. H.:WILSON\1883". Strapwork
cornices and gargoyle to north. Ball finial to roof.
Listing NGR: SJ4275587737
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Source: English Heritage
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