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Latitude: 51.055 / 51°3'17"N
Longitude: -2.7276 / 2°43'39"W
OS Eastings: 349099
OS Northings: 128658
OS Grid: ST490286
Mapcode National: GBR MK.FSXN
Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.H5H
Entry Name: Gas Lantern, Drinking Fountain and Horse Trough
Listing Date: 30 September 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056685
English Heritage Legacy ID: 262949
Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11
District: South Somerset
Civil Parish: Somerton
Built-Up Area: Somerton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST49NW SOMERTON CP BROAD STREET (West side)
9/144 Gas lantern, drinking fountain
and horse trough
Gas lantern, drinking fountain and horse trough. 1902. Cast iron, made in Coalbrookdale for T. C. Head, Ironmonger, of
Somerton. Central square plan plinth with fluted corner pilasters having Egyptian knobbed tops, flanking semi-circular
arched recesses which were fitted with lion's head waterspouts, with bowl to the drinking fountain on the east face;
above, female sphinx-type figurines to central post which has ladder stops and then facetted glass globe lamp, the gas
fittings still being in position; on north and south faces two horse troughs (planted June 1984), with end overflow
bowls for dogs. Erected to commemorate the Coronation of King Edward VII, August 9th 1902. Unusual and well-preserved
piece of street furniture.
Listing NGR: ST4910028658
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