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Fountain, Charlbury

Description: Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 254229

OS Grid Reference: SP3581419578
OS Grid Coordinates: 435814, 219578
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8736, -1.4812

Location: 9 Enstone Road, Charlbury OX7 3PQ

Locality: Charlbury
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 3PQ

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Listing Text

5/87 (North-West side)

Fountain. 1897 by John Kibble. Ashlar. Jacobethan style; octagonal
plan. Plinth with round half columns supports arcade of rounded arches
with moulded imposts and keyblocks. VR and inscription on entablature
under moulded cornice with circles in pediments, one mounted by crowns.
Central cupola in form of a crown has ball finial. Inscription records
that the fountain was presented by Harvey du Cros of Cornbury Park to
commemorate the visit of Queen Victoria in 1886, the provision of piped
water in the town in 1896 and the Diamond Jubilee in 1897. VCH
Oxfordshire 10 (1972), 131-132.

Listing NGR: SP3581319580

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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