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Description: Drinking Fountain on Green Opposite the Shaven Crown
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
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SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD HIGH STREET
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
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Source: English Heritage
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