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The Fox Rotunda, Newmarket

Description: The Fox Rotunda

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 275707

OS Grid Reference: TL6413263036
OS Grid Coordinates: 564132, 263036
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2410, 0.4025

Location: Queensberry Road, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9AH

Locality: Newmarket
Local Authority: Forest Heath District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CB8 9AH

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)

7/148 The Fox


Monument. c.1780; originally a fountain at Hyde Park Corner,
London. Portland limestone cupola on 4 Ionic columns on circular
plinth, surmounted by bust in marble of George IV. Beneath the
cupola a square pedestal with a marble dish and on each face a
fountain in the form of a brass dolphin. A painted lead fox
sits upon the pedestal. The Prince Regent was a friend of
Richard Tattershall, and his bust was added to the cupola upon
its resiting at the Knightsbridge salerooms of Tattershalls
c.1865. The rotunda was moved to the present site c.1960.

Listing NGR: TL6413263036

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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