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Description: Cavendish Memorial
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
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BOLTON ABBEY B 6160
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
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Source: English Heritage
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