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Cavendish Memorial, Bolton Abbey

Description: Cavendish Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323726

OS Grid Reference: SE0750154479
OS Grid Coordinates: 407501, 454479
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9863, -1.8871

Location: B6160, Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire BD23 6AN

Locality: Bolton Abbey
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6AN

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Listing Text

SE 05 SE (east side)

8/72 Cavendish Memorial


Memorial with a fountain. Dated 1886. Ashlar. Hexagonal in plan. 4 steps
to plinth, at each corner offset gableted buttresses rising above the
parapets. Frieze below eaves bearing inscription 'This fountain was erected
by electors of the West Riding as a tribute to his memory, Frederick Charles
Cavendish Born November XXX. MDCCCXXXVI. Died May VI. MDCCCLXXXII'. Below
between buttresses pointed arches on banded half-shafts with ogee headed
hoodmoulds. In the centre of base a fountain. At frieze level there is a
gargoyle to each buttress. Above frieze an embattled parapet with blank
cusped pointed-arched arcading. Central coat of arms to each side. Above
an open ogee lantern, with a crocketed pinnacle on open gableted arches
above the lantern.

Listing NGR: SE0750354484

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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