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Victoria Jubilee Fountain, Middleham

Description: Victoria Jubilee Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 321691

OS Grid Reference: SE1261987693
OS Grid Coordinates: 412619, 487693
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2847, -1.8077

Locality: Middleham
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4QG

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Listing Text


9/80 Victoria Jubilee Fountain


Fountain. Dated 1887. Ashlar. Basin of quatrefoil plan containing
pedestal of square plan with Baroque round-arch niches in each side with
commemorative inscriptions concerning Queen Victoria's life. Above, a dish
with acanthus leaves and lions' heads supporting a smaller dish with
entwined dolphins. Nearby is an iron ring let into the paving, said to
have been used to tie up a bull for the purpose of baiting with dogs.
Middleham Publicity Asociation, Middleham, 1983.

Listing NGR: SE1261987692

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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