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The Fountain, Denton

Description: The Fountain

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 331423

OS Grid Reference: SE1432348988
OS Grid Coordinates: 414323, 448988
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9368, -1.7833

Location: Smithy Lane, Denton, North Yorkshire LS29 0HF

Locality: Denton
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS29 0HF

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Listing Text

SE 14 NW
(south side)
9/31 The Fountain
(formerly listed as The
24.1.74 obelisk or fountain)

Well head, now disused. Probably late C18. Gritstone. Approximately 1.5
metres high, composed of a circular base surmounted by a monolithic apple-
shaped stone basin, approximately 1 metre diameter, in 2 parts with a single
piece ball and cushion finial on top. The top of the monolithic stone is
slightly raised as a seating for the finial. An outlet hole, now blocked,
is low down on the south-east side, and a paving stone below it has a cast-
iron drain cover.

Listing NGR: SE1432348988

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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