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Clennel Memorial Fountain, Harbottle

Description: Clennel Memorial Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 236149

OS Grid Reference: NT9339404694
OS Grid Coordinates: 393394, 604694
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3363, -2.1057

Location: Richardson Lane, Harbottle, Northumberland NE65 7DG

Locality: Harbottle
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7DG

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Listing Text

NT 9304 (North side)

26/62 Clennel Memorial
21/10/53 Fountain


Fountain. 1880 by McMillan of Alnwick. Ashlar and marble. High Victorian
Gothic style.

9 steps with low stone walls with square corniced piers lead to terrace upon
which the fountain stands.

Square base with two chamfered offsets. Marble inscription on south side to
Mrs Clennel of Harbottle Castle who ... "Devoted the powers of an active mind,
the impulses of a generous heart, and the industry of a busy life to the welfare
and happiness of the inhabitants of Harbottle." Semi-octagonal basins on east
and south sides in trefoiled round-headed recesses. On the west side the spout
emerges from an iron gargoyle.

Elaborate Gothic canopy over with pointed, trefoiled arches and marble columns
with foliage capitals. Smaller arrangement above round solid care has elaborate
crocketed gables.

Listing NGR: NT9339404694

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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