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Public Drinking Fountain, Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby

Description: Public Drinking Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327542

OS Grid Reference: NZ8830205685
OS Grid Coordinates: 488302, 505685
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4389, -0.6400

Location: Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby, North Yorkshire YO22 5HU

Locality: Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO22 5HU

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Listing Text

NZ 80 NE
4/69 Public drinking
- II
Public drinking fountain. 1856 incorporating lion's head of earlier date.
By John Allan of Hempsyke. Stone trough, sandstone rubble wall, marble
lion's head, brass cup and copper plaques. Water flows from lion's head
into large trough set into square-headed niche in wall approximately 1.75
metre high. Wall top shaped in centre between volutes, to encompass
semicircular inset panel, carved: A
Wall over niche contains three engraved plaques:-
Weary stranger Here you see This stream is pure as if from
An emblem of true Charity Heaven it ran
Richly my bounty I bestow And while I praise the Lord I'll
Made by a kindly hand to flow thank the man.
And I have fresh supplies from Heaven
For every cup of water given. Tramp 1861
John Allan
Hempsyke 1858 Man made the Trough
The water God bestows
Then praise His nine
From whom the blessing flows
John Allan
Hempsyke 1856

Listing NGR: NZ8830205685

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Source: English Heritage

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