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Description: The Fountain and Attached Railings
Date Listed: 30 August 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 253296
OS Grid Reference: SP3166128320
OS Grid Coordinates: 431661, 228320
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9525, -1.5407
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OVER NORTON THE GREEN
13/116 The Fountain and attached
Memorial pump. Circa 1864. Limestone ashlar and polished pink granite; copper
pump with iron fixings and railings. Monument, of triangular plan, has 3
circular limestone columns with flower capitals, from which spring the
semicircular arches of an ogee-roofed limestone canopy, the apex bearing a stone
cross and the angles projecting as elaborate brackets with scrolls, entablatures
and ball finials. Vault extends downwards to a central turned granite column
with a volute capital, the pendentives ornamented with shields commemorating the
deaths of Col. and Mrs. Henry Dawkins in 1864. Pump, attached to the central
column, has elaborate wrought-iron supports, and cast-iron railings extend from
the central column and enclose part of the surrounding area. Included for group
Listing NGR: SP3166128320
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Source: English Heritage
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