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Silver Wedding Fountain, Birkenhead

Description: Silver Wedding Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 215448

OS Grid Reference: SJ3369984025
OS Grid Coordinates: 333699, 384025
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3489, -2.9974

Location: Greendale Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH62 4XB

Locality: Birkenhead
County: Wirral
Country: England
Postcode: CH62 4XB

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Listing Text

SJ 3384 SE
(west side)
Port Sunlight
14/124 Silver Wedding


Drinking fountain. 1899. Pink granite. Central fountain
with swept segmental hood and flanking seats swept forward
at ends. Fountain has quoins and string course, semi-
circular bowl on squat Ionic columns and brackets. Recess
above has bronze lion mask and plaque commemorating
erection. Elliptical-headed recess below bowl has small dog
bowl. Flanking seats have rusticated end piers and top
entablature; seats with panelled backs and ends with
acanthus to knees and paw feet. Commemorates the Silver
Wedding anniversary of Lord Leverhulme and his wife, and the
life and influence of his parents, James and Eliza Lever.

Listing NGR: SJ3369984025

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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