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Latitude: 52.3794 / 52°22'45"N
Longitude: -2.2584 / 2°15'30"W
OS Eastings: 382509
OS Northings: 275735
OS Grid: SO825757
Mapcode National: GBR 0BF.ZSP
Mapcode Global: VH91T.SGYB
Entry Name: Fountain Monument to Richard Eve
Listing Date: 17 January 1980
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100078
English Heritage Legacy ID: 156418
Location: Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY11
District: Wyre Forest
Town: Wyre Forest
Civil Parish: Kidderminster
Built-Up Area: Kidderminster
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Kidderminster St John the Baptist and Holy Innocents
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
5250 Fountain monument to
SO 87 NW 2/63
Commemorates Richard Eve, 1831-1900. Square in section with canted corners,
non-classical pilasters and balustraded parapet with ball finials at corners.
Octagonal top section with domed fluted roof with ball finial. All covered
in bright glazed tiles. Three steps. Each face has an arcade, one with portrait
in roundel, fountain, inscriptions: "Chivalrous by nature and fired with the
enthusiasm of Humanity he resisted oppression and did battle for the right".
"To keep his memory Green in his native town, which he ardently loved, admiring
friends have raised this memorial". "Charity was ever his end and aim devoted
to the masonic craft he was Grand Treasurer of England 1889 and for years Chairman
of the Masonic Boys School". The main colours of the tiles are brown, green
Listing NGR: SO8250975735
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