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The Waterford Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6316 / 55°37'53"N

Longitude: -2.0863 / 2°5'10"W

OS Eastings: 394661

OS Northings: 637562

OS Grid: NT946375

Mapcode National: GBR F3WB.31

Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.XQP3

Entry Name: The Waterford Fountain

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238079

Location: Ford, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ford And Etal

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

FORD FORD VILLAGE
NT 9437
17/112 The Waterford
Fountain
GV II

Former fountain, now planter. c.1860 for Lady Waterford, commemorating the
death of her husband in 1859. Sandstone ashlar basin, granite base to column,
polished pink granite column; sandstone statue.

Large quatrefoil-shaped basin with cable-moulded edge. 4 lions-head spouts
at the corners drain into semicircular overflow basins. In the centre a tall
Corinthian column on an octagonal base with alternate sides projecting; from
them project stone water spouts. The sides between have worn inscriptions
including the legend "with joy shall ye drink out of the well of salvation.
Drink ye abundantly O beloved". The column is octagonal below and round above
with shields and cable moulding at the intersection. On top an almost lifesize
angel holding a shield with the Waterford arms.

The column was renewed following storm damage in 1868.

Hastings Neville: Under a Border Tower: Newcastle: 1896.


Listing NGR: NT9466137562

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