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Drinking Fountain on Green Opposite the Shaven Crown

A Grade II Listed Building in Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8586 / 51°51'31"N

Longitude: -1.5967 / 1°35'48"W

OS Eastings: 427868

OS Northings: 217860

OS Grid: SP278178

Mapcode National: GBR 5SB.K3J

Mapcode Global: VHBZM.8KQ0

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain on Green Opposite the Shaven Crown

Listing Date: 19 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052591

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251773

Location: Shipton-under-Wychwood, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Shipton-under-Wychwood

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SHIPTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD HIGH STREET
SP 2617-2717
(east side)
7/60
Drinking Fountain on
Green opposite the
- Shaven Crown
GV II
Drinking fountain. Dated 1878. Stone with slate corner piers and lion's mask
spout. Consists of a stone trough, a square plan plinth with corner shafts and
florets in the cornice; cross gabling and a spirelet on top. The gablets are filled
with brass plaques - mostly concerning the erection of the fountain to commemorate
the loss of 28 emigrants from Shipton to New Zealand in a blaze aboard the Ship
Cospatrick.


Listing NGR: SP2786817860

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