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The Fountain and Attached Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Over Norton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9525 / 51°57'8"N

Longitude: -1.5407 / 1°32'26"W

OS Eastings: 431661

OS Northings: 228320

OS Grid: SP316283

Mapcode National: GBR 6SL.F9P

Mapcode Global: VHBZ8.76V2

Entry Name: The Fountain and Attached Railings

Listing Date: 30 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253296

Location: Over Norton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Over Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Norton with Over Norton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

13/116 The Fountain and attached


Memorial pump. Circa 1864. Limestone ashlar and polished pink granite; copper
pump with iron fixings and railings. Monument, of triangular plan, has 3
circular limestone columns with flower capitals, from which spring the
semicircular arches of an ogee-roofed limestone canopy, the apex bearing a stone
cross and the angles projecting as elaborate brackets with scrolls, entablatures
and ball finials. Vault extends downwards to a central turned granite column
with a volute capital, the pendentives ornamented with shields commemorating the
deaths of Col. and Mrs. Henry Dawkins in 1864. Pump, attached to the central
column, has elaborate wrought-iron supports, and cast-iron railings extend from
the central column and enclose part of the surrounding area. Included for group

Listing NGR: SP3165028322

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