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Drinking Fountain on Green Opposite the Shaven Crown, Shipton-under-Wychwood

Description: Drinking Fountain on Green Opposite the Shaven Crown

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251773

OS Grid Reference: SP2786817860
OS Grid Coordinates: 427868, 217860
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8586, -1.5967

Location: Church Street, Shipton under Wychwood, Oxfordshire OX7 6BA

Locality: Shipton-under-Wychwood
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 6BA

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Listing Text

SP 2617-2717
(east side)
Drinking Fountain on
Green opposite the
- Shaven Crown
Drinking fountain. Dated 1878. Stone with slate corner piers and lion's mask
spout. Consists of a stone trough, a square plan plinth with corner shafts and
florets in the cornice; cross gabling and a spirelet on top. The gablets are filled
with brass plaques - mostly concerning the erection of the fountain to commemorate
the loss of 28 emigrants from Shipton to New Zealand in a blaze aboard the Ship

Listing NGR: SP2786817860

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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