History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Howard Memorial Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Mole Valley, Surrey

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3109 / 51°18'39"N

Longitude: -0.2967 / 0°17'48"W

OS Eastings: 518813

OS Northings: 158242

OS Grid: TQ188582

Mapcode National: GBR 8B.7VH

Mapcode Global: VHGRV.T90X

Entry Name: The Howard Memorial Fountain

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290407

Location: Mole Valley, Surrey, KT21

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Town: Mole Valley

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashtead Village

Built-Up Area: Ashtead

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Ashtead

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

Find accommodation in
Epsom

Listing Text

ASHTEAD EPSOM ROAD
TQ 1858-1958 (west side)
7/24
The Howard Memorial Fountain

II

Memorial fountain. c.1880. Commemorating the Honorable Mrs Mary Greville
Howard (d.1877). Sandstone ashlar. Gothic style, in the form of a medieval cross.
Octagonal plan. High plinth of 4 steps with a circular bowl set into the front; 2-
stage shaft with inscription on 3 sides of the first stage (see below), trefoil
panels in the upper stage with a carved coat of arms in the front panel and and
monogrammed initials M G H in the others, linked hoodmoulds with animal-mask
stops, a 3-tier offset, and a pinnacle with trefoil panels and an apex cross. The
inscription on the shaft is as follows:-
THIS CROSS & FOUNTAIN / ARE ERECTED IN / MEMORY OF
THE HONORABLE / MRS MARY GREVILLE / HOWARD
BY THE PARISHIONERS OF / ASHTEAD AND MANY / OF HER RELATIONS AND
FRIENDS
SHE WAS BELOVED / AND HONORED / DURING A LONG
LIFE SPENT IN / DOING GOOD AND / MOURNED BY ALL
WHEN TAKEN TO / REST ON OCT. 19 1877 / AT ASHTEAD PARK
AGED 92
HER WORKS
DO FOLLOW HER


Listing NGR: TQ1881358242

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.