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Latitude: 51.4154 / 51°24'55"N
Longitude: -2.2519 / 2°15'6"W
OS Eastings: 382576
OS Northings: 168518
OS Grid: ST825685
Mapcode National: GBR 1RL.7G9
Mapcode Global: VH96G.XPC9
Entry Name: The Poynder Fountain
Listing Date: 24 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1022789
English Heritage Legacy ID: 317028
Location: Box, Wiltshire, SN13
Civil Parish: Box
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Box
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST 8268 BOX HIGH STREET
3/165 The Poynder Fountain
Drinking fountain, dated 1878, ashlar with pink granite column
shafts and grey granite base with bowl to front and trough to rear.
Ornate Gothic structure with ashlar crocketted Gothic gable to
front and rear carried on 2 ashlar piers rising from the grey
granite base paired with outer pink granite piers rising from
ground level. Narrow pierced side openings with small gable.
Centre front gable is pierced by pointed arch, richly carved with
Poynder arms in apex. Rear similar arch is infilled by open 2 arch
screen with cusping and cusped trefoil over. Granite centre and
side shafts, centre capital is bronze with griffin water spouts at
angles. Rear inscription recording W.H. Poynder of Hartham Park as
donor of fountain and Col. Northey as donor of the spring and site.
Formerly surrounded by ornate iron railings, of which the stone
Listing NGR: ST8257668518
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