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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042784
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238668
Location: Matfen, Northumberland, NE20
Civil Parish: Matfen
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Matfen Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 07 SW
14/184 Drinking fountain
approx 20 yards north
east of Post Office
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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