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Description: Drinking Fountain
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304411
OS Grid Reference: NZ2476464155
OS Grid Coordinates: 424764, 564155
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9714, -1.6147
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BIGG MARKET
20/614 Drinking fountain
Drinking fountain. Dated 1894; resited from St. Nicholas Square in early C20.
Erected by the Band of Hope Union in memory of J. H. Rutherford. Sandstone
steps; red sandstone fountain with pink granite basin. Octagonal. Renaissance
style. Panelled plinth supports nosed octagonal basin with moulded, fluted
pedestal to tall central column. Taps, fittings removed, in pedimented panels
with inscription on entablature. Inscriptions JHR and WATER IS BEST on shields
Listing NGR: NZ2476464155
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Source: English Heritage
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