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Description: Silver Wedding Fountain
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
BEBINGTON GREENDALE ROAD
SJ 3384 SE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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