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Cavendish Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Bolton Abbey, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9863 / 53°59'10"N

Longitude: -1.8871 / 1°53'13"W

OS Eastings: 407501

OS Northings: 454479

OS Grid: SE075544

Mapcode National: GBR HQ8B.7R

Mapcode Global: WHB79.Z2KB

Entry Name: Cavendish Memorial

Listing Date: 8 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323726

Location: Bolton Abbey, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Bolton Abbey

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

BOLTON ABBEY B 6160
SE 05 SE (east side)

8/72 Cavendish Memorial

II


Memorial with a fountain. Dated 1886. Ashlar. Hexagonal in plan. 4 steps
to plinth, at each corner offset gableted buttresses rising above the
parapets. Frieze below eaves bearing inscription 'This fountain was erected
by electors of the West Riding as a tribute to his memory, Frederick Charles
Cavendish Born November XXX. MDCCCXXXVI. Died May VI. MDCCCLXXXII'. Below
between buttresses pointed arches on banded half-shafts with ogee headed
hoodmoulds. In the centre of base a fountain. At frieze level there is a
gargoyle to each buttress. Above frieze an embattled parapet with blank
cusped pointed-arched arcading. Central coat of arms to each side. Above
an open ogee lantern, with a crocketed pinnacle on open gableted arches
above the lantern.


Listing NGR: SE0750354484

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