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Latitude: 51.4542 / 51°27'15"N
Longitude: -0.9742 / 0°58'27"W
OS Eastings: 471369
OS Northings: 173303
OS Grid: SU713733
Mapcode National: GBR QLG.84
Mapcode Global: VHDWT.2Q91
Entry Name: Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain
Listing Date: 14 December 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113571
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39151
Location: Reading, RG1
Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey
Built-Up Area: Reading
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Reading St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
ST MARY'S BUTTS
SU 7173 SW 2/562
1887. Designed by G. W. Webb. Portland stone. Ashlar with polished granite
columns and red sandstone bands. Oval 3 stage fountain. Large lower basin
(now flower beds) and drinking bowls. Colonnaded drum with inscribed frieze.
Smaller drum over with canopied oval cone supporting single columns capped
by griffins and further capped by crown. Water formerly spouted from the top
and from the gargoyles' mouths. A typical Victorian amalgam of forms and conceits.
Listing NGR: SU7136973303
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