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Description: Drinking Fountain at Corner of Clayton Road
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304587
OS Grid Reference: NZ2487265720
OS Grid Coordinates: 424872, 565720
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9855, -1.6129
NZ 26 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREAT NORTH ROAD
17/12/71 Drinking fountain at
corner of Clayton Road
Drinking fountain. Circa 1901. Signed by Marshall and Tweedy, architects,
and W. Donaldson sculptor. In memory of W.D. Stephen, 1827-1901, mayor and
sheriff of Newcastle, promoter of maritime commerce and temperance and the welfare
of the poor. Erected by public subscription. Sandstone ashlar and pink granite
with bronze roundel; cast iron railings. Tall sandstone panel, with scrolled
date panel in broken pediment, has garlanded swags to-pediment and to flanking
high obelisks on deeply-moulded plinths. Low flat-coped walls at each side have
iron balustrades. Granite basin beneath inscription in main panel with round
Listing NGR: NZ2487265720
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Source: English Heritage
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