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Drinking Fountain and Statue, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Drinking Fountain and Statue

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304636

OS Grid Reference: NZ2633164176
OS Grid Coordinates: 426331, 564176
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9715, -1.5902

Location: Quayside, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2PE

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 2PE

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Listing Text

(south side)
12/615 Drinking fountain
17.12.71 and statue.
Drinking fountain and portrait bust. 1914; signed Alexis Rudier and bust dated
1912. Sandstone, pink granite and bronze. Wide stone base; granite plinth and
basins; sandstone pedestal with long inscription commemorating W.L. Blenkinsopp
Coulson and his efforts to help the weak and defenceless 'among mankind and in
the animal world'. Larger-than-life bust has drapery wrapping round pedestal.

Listing NGR: NZ2633164176

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Source: English Heritage

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