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Fountain and Urns Approximately 90 Metres to West of Brodsworth Hall, Brodsworth

Description: Fountain and Urns Approximately 90 Metres to West of Brodsworth Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 334454

OS Grid Reference: SE5049006992
OS Grid Coordinates: 450490, 406992
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5571, -1.2393

Location: Brodsworth, Doncaster DN5 7XJ

Locality: Brodsworth
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN5 7XJ

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Listing Text


5/33 Fountain and urns
90 metres to west
of Brodsworth Hall


Fountain and urns. 1866-67 for Charles Thellusson. Marble. Fountain and
octagonal pool set on axis of west front within formal"garden which has large
urns at each corner approximately 30 metres from fountain. Moulded ashlar
dwarf wall forms pool rim. Central fountain has moulded base and shaft decorated
with carved dolphins; 3 tiers in the form of scalloped shells; bird finial with
upthrust beak. Large freestanding urns have gadrooned bases and broad rims.
Account books cited by Girouard (p.876) note a consignment in 1867 of "..marble
steps and figures and Fountain vase in Pleasure grounds".

Mark Girouard, "Brodsworth Hall, Yorkshire", Country Life, Oct 10, 1963.

Listing NGR: SE5049006992

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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