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Clennel Memorial Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Harbottle, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3363 / 55°20'10"N

Longitude: -2.1057 / 2°6'20"W

OS Eastings: 393394

OS Northings: 604694

OS Grid: NT933046

Mapcode National: GBR F6QQ.XX

Mapcode Global: WHB0M.M4HH

Entry Name: Clennel Memorial Fountain

Listing Date: 3 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041275

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236149

Location: Harbottle, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Harbottle

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HARBOTTLE HARBOTTLE VILLAGE
NT 9304 (North side)

26/62 Clennel Memorial
21/10/53 Fountain

GV II

Fountain. 1880 by McMillan of Alnwick. Ashlar and marble. High Victorian
Gothic style.

9 steps with low stone walls with square corniced piers lead to terrace upon
which the fountain stands.

Square base with two chamfered offsets. Marble inscription on south side to
Mrs Clennel of Harbottle Castle who ... "Devoted the powers of an active mind,
the impulses of a generous heart, and the industry of a busy life to the welfare
and happiness of the inhabitants of Harbottle." Semi-octagonal basins on east
and south sides in trefoiled round-headed recesses. On the west side the spout
emerges from an iron gargoyle.

Elaborate Gothic canopy over with pointed, trefoiled arches and marble columns
with foliage capitals. Smaller arrangement above round solid care has elaborate
crocketed gables.


Listing NGR: NT9339404694

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