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Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain Opposite Number 68

A Grade II Listed Building in Cullercoats, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0342 / 55°2'2"N

Longitude: -1.4326 / 1°25'57"W

OS Eastings: 436364

OS Northings: 571218

OS Grid: NZ363712

Mapcode National: GBR LBF7.N6

Mapcode Global: WHD4K.YQZL

Entry Name: Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain Opposite Number 68

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025403

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303288

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Cullercoats

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Cullercoats St George

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/08/2016

NE 37 SE
5/42

TYNEMOUTH
CULLERCOATS, BEVERLEY TERRACE (east side)
Adamson memorial drinking fountain, opposite no. 68.

G.V.

II

Memorial drinking fountain. Circa 1888. Erected by friends of B.J.H. Adamson;
site given by Duke of Northumberland. Sandstone with marble panels: cast iron
lion masks. 2 steps to octagonal plinth with marble inlaid panels beneath cornice;
bowl in top of plinth receives water from 4 lion masks in floral-patterned base
of obelisk above. Inscription on east panel: ERECTED BY A FEW FRIENDS IN MEMORY
OF BRYAN JOHN HUTHWAITE ADAMSON, LIEUT. R.N. COMMANDING H.M.S. WASP WHICH SAILED
FROM SINGAPORE SEPTEMBER 10 1887 AND WAS NEVER HEARD OF AFTER. THE SITE WAS
GIVEN FOR THIS MEMORIAL BY HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND.
Carved decoration of dolphin, shell and ribbon patterns. Shields with mottoes on obelisk.


Listing NGR: NZ3636471218

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