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Drinking Fountain 20 Yards North East of Post Office, Matfen

Description: Drinking Fountain 20 Yards North East of Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238668

OS Grid Reference: NZ0303871826
OS Grid Coordinates: 403038, 571826
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0409, -1.9540

Location: 2 E Close, Matfen, Northumberland NE20 0RJ

Locality: Matfen
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE20 0RJ

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Listing Text

NZ 07 SW

14/184 Drinking fountain
approx 20 yards north
east of Post Office


Drinking fountain. 1886. "Erected by the Tenants, Employees and Tradesmen
in the Matfen and West Water Estates as a mark of their sincere respect and
esteem for Sir Edward Blackett."

Ashlar. Set on a square base with 3 steps on the north side.

A substantial column c.7 ft. high. Square with moulded top edge to the base;
tapering square shaft and boldlycornicedtop. Round water bowl projects on
north side with inscription above.

Listing NGR: NZ0303871826

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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