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Holman Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2139 / 50°12'49"N

Longitude: -5.2993 / 5°17'57"W

OS Eastings: 164711

OS Northings: 40084

OS Grid: SW647400

Mapcode National: GBR FX93.MF2

Mapcode Global: VH12J.3WBF

Entry Name: Holman Fountain

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142653

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66575

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Built-Up Area: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Camborne and Tuckinghill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CAMBORNE CHAPEL STREET
SW 64 SW
(centre, north end)
10/30
Holman Fountain
GV II

Public fountain. Dated 1890 on north side. Granite ashlar and cast iron,
with brass furnishings. Circular plan. Two-tier bowls surmounted by a lamp
standard; the lower bowl is approx. 3 metres in diameter and 1/2 metre
high, and has a hollow-moulded rim; a short circular pedestal in the centre
carries the smaller upper bowl, which has a cyma-moulded underside and a
chamfered rim, and a square central pedestal with lion-head spouts in each
side and a cast-iron lamp standard on the top. The lower pedestal is
lettered on the north side:-
PRESENTED TO
THE TOWN OF CAMBORNE
BY
JOHN HOLMAN
OF CAMBORNE VEOR
1890
(Holman's engineering firm was the principal manufacturer of mining
machinery in this area.)


Listing NGR: SW6471140084

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