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Latitude: 52.5231 / 52°31'23"N
Longitude: -1.9834 / 1°59'0"W
OS Eastings: 401221
OS Northings: 291696
OS Grid: SP012916
Mapcode National: GBR 2DS.YD
Mapcode Global: VH9YN.KVT4
Entry Name: Drinking Fountain Canopy
Listing Date: 18 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1077141
English Heritage Legacy ID: 219282
Location: Sandwell, B71
Electoral Ward/Division: West Bromwich Central
Built-Up Area: West Bromwich
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: West Bromwich St Philip
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SANDWELL MB DARTMOUTH PARK
SP 09 SW
5/73 Drinking Fountain canopy
Canopy over drinking fountain. 1885. Cast iron. Decorated round columns
have foliated capitals. Each side of the upper part has a multi-cusped
round arch and openwork foliage decoration. Above each arch is a circle
with ropework border containing a cartouche with the figure of a stork.
On one side there is an inscription instead of a stork: "In loving memory
of Elizabeth Farley. This fountain was erected by her son Alderman Farley
JP 1885". A dome with openwork decoration between ribs is surmounted by an
eagle. Some of the column bases are inscribed: "W MACFARLANE & CO GLASGOW".
Listing NGR: SP0122191696
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