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Drinking Fountain, Newmarket

Description: Drinking Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 275688

OS Grid Reference: TL6372662952
OS Grid Coordinates: 563726, 262952
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2404, 0.3965

Location: A1304, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 8NB

Locality: Newmarket
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 8NB

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)

4/129 Drinking
10.3.70 Fountain.
(Formerly listed
as Cooper Memorial
Drinking Fountain
under Newmarket Heath)


Drinking fountain and horse trough. 1910, in memory of Sir
Daniel Cooper, Bart. In the Baroque style, elliptical plan,
about 5 metres high. Portland stone, the trough of grey granite.
Raised on steps, the fountain is protected by an elliptical
entablature on 2 piers, each having pilasters and at the base
carved drapery. The whole is surmounted by an urn with drapery.
An exceptionally fine example of a monumental drinking fountain.

Listing NGR: TL6372662952

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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