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Description: Memorial Drinking Fountain 20 Metres North of Church of St Cuthbert
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240729
OS Grid Reference: NY6601165381
OS Grid Coordinates: 366011, 565381
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9819, -2.5326
GREENHEAD B 6318
NY 66 NE
11/81 Memorial drinking
fountain, 20 metres
north of Church of
Drinking fountain. 1865 in memory of John Blenkinsop Coulson. Sandstone.
2.0-metre tall, banded, square-plan block on roll-moulded base. Semicircular
basins with squat colonettes and foliage capitals on both returns. Inscription
on front: ERECTED IN MEMORY OF JOHN BLENKINSOP COULSON .... BY HIS WIDOW AND
FAMILY 1865. Top section, above hollow-chamfered band with stiff-leaf carving,
has a gable on each face. Gable with carved foliage borders and roll-moulded
ridges contain oval plaques (with swan on front and Blenkinsop shield on
returns). Vase finial with carved foliage on octagonal-plan base.
Listing NGR: NY6601165381
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Source: English Heritage
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