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Bainbridge Memorial Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6239 / 54°37'25"N

Longitude: -2.0828 / 2°4'57"W

OS Eastings: 394753

OS Northings: 525418

OS Grid: NY947254

Mapcode National: GBR FGWZ.W7

Mapcode Global: WHB43.Z1CL

Entry Name: Bainbridge Memorial Fountain

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121579

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111904

Location: Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Middleton in Teesdale

Built-Up Area: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE HORSE MARKET (South
NY9425 side)

24/102 Bainbridge Memorial
Fountain
14.9.66
GV II

Fountain. Circa 1877 by Geo. Smith Foundry, Glasgow (founder's marks on
shafts and pedestal) for R.W. Bainbridge of Middleton House, agent of the
London Lead Company, to commemorate a memorial presented to him and to his
wife by employees of the company and other friends. Cast iron. Four shafts
support domed canopy, with finial, over draped figure of child, with upturned
urn, set in wide basin on fluted shaped pedestal. Raised pediments over
arches of canopy have identical commemorative panels and inscriptions on each
side. Much leafy decoration. Interior of dome shows crocodiles descending to
shafts.

C20 tap fitted to urn; small basin at ground level attached to rear of
pedestal.


Listing NGR: NY9475325418

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