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Richardson's Drinking Fountain, Ripon

Description: Richardson's Drinking Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 January 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 330256

OS Grid Reference: SE3096270777
OS Grid Coordinates: 430962, 470777
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1319, -1.5276

Location: Harrogate Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 1SR

Locality: Ripon
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 1SR

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Listing Text

(west side)
GV Drinking Fountain


Drinking fountain. 1758. Ashlar. Rusticated piers flank a central small round
headed niche with broken spout and semi-circular bowl supported on small bracket.
Above a shallow pediment inscribed "THIS WELL WAS GIVEN FOR THE USE OF THE PUBLIC BY
W RICHARDSON ESQ MD 1758" with flanking acroteria.

Listing NGR: SE3096270777

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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