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Drinking Fountain Canopy, West Bromwich

Description: Drinking Fountain Canopy

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219282

OS Grid Reference: SP0122191696
OS Grid Coordinates: 401221, 291696
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5231, -1.9834

Location: 5 Dagger Lane, West Bromwich, Sandwell B71 4BA

Locality: West Bromwich
County: Sandwell
Country: England
Postcode: B71 4BA

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Listing Text

SP 09 SW
West Bromwich
5/73 Drinking Fountain canopy

Canopy over drinking fountain. 1885. Cast iron. Decorated round columns
have foliated capitals. Each side of the upper part has a multi-cusped
round arch and openwork foliage decoration. Above each arch is a circle
with ropework border containing a cartouche with the figure of a stork.
On one side there is an inscription instead of a stork: "In loving memory
of Elizabeth Farley. This fountain was erected by her son Alderman Farley
JP 1885". A dome with openwork decoration between ribs is surmounted by an
eagle. Some of the column bases are inscribed: "W MACFARLANE & CO GLASGOW".

Listing NGR: SP0122191696

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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