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The Fountain and Attached Railings, Over Norton

Description: The Fountain and Attached Railings

Grade: II
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

Location: B4026, Over Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5PT

Locality: Over Norton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 5PT

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Listing Text

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

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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