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Drinking Fountain in Wall to South of Summer House, Glastonbury

Description: Drinking Fountain in Wall to South of Summer House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 265960

OS Grid Reference: ST5027639011
OS Grid Coordinates: 350276, 139011
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1482, -2.7122

Location: Lambrook Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 8BY

Locality: Glastonbury
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA6 8BY

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Drinking fountain
in wall to south of
Summer House
ST 5039 6/189
Late C19. Neo-Romanesque. Ashlar with polished red marble columns. Triangular
gablet over blind round-headed arch of 2 orders with chevron enrichment. Outer
order is supported by 2 marble columns with ashlar capitals, annulets and bases.
The 3 exposed faces of capitals have lively carvings of hunting animals, dragons
etc. The well inside the arch consists of a fluted marble basin in form of a Romanesque
piscina, niche above contains brass outlet pipe. In apex of gablet is carved fishscale
detail, a hand pointing to the right, and 'To the Tor' in a kind of Gothic script.
Summer House and Drinking fountain. Nos 86 to 90 (even) High Street, Nos 2 and
4 Bove Town form a group.

Listing NGR: ST5027639011

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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