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Drinking Fountain 20 Yards North East of Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Matfen, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0409 / 55°2'27"N

Longitude: -1.954 / 1°57'14"W

OS Eastings: 403038

OS Northings: 571826

OS Grid: NZ030718

Mapcode National: GBR GBS4.RR

Mapcode Global: WHB21.YKPD

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain 20 Yards North East of Post Office

Listing Date: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042784

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238668

Location: Matfen, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Matfen

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Matfen Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

MATFEN MATFEN
NZ 07 SW

14/184 Drinking fountain
approx 20 yards north
east of Post Office

GV II


Drinking fountain. 1886. "Erected by the Tenants, Employees and Tradesmen
in the Matfen and West Water Estates as a mark of their sincere respect and
esteem for Sir Edward Blackett."

Ashlar. Set on a square base with 3 steps on the north side.

A substantial column c.7 ft. high. Square with moulded top edge to the base;
tapering square shaft and boldlycornicedtop. Round water bowl projects on
north side with inscription above.


Listing NGR: NZ0303871826

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