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Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.1557 / 54°9'20"N

Longitude: -3.186 / 3°11'9"W

OS Eastings: 322647

OS Northings: 473965

OS Grid: SD226739

Mapcode National: GBR 6N6D.12

Mapcode Global: WH72B.1T42

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388511

Location: Dalton Town with Newton, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA15

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Civil Parish: Dalton Town with Newton

Built-Up Area: Dalton-in-Furness

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dalton-in-Furness St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SD2273 MARKET PLACE, Dalton In Furness
708-1/11/182 Drinking fountain


Drinking fountain. 1897 restored 1980s. Cast-iron. 4-columned
umbrello over fountain on stone plinth. Fluted columns with
ornamental bases and capitals support moulded and cusped
arches with pierced spandrels and corner dragons. Roundels
above each arch: that to west with cartouche inscribed
the motto 'KEEP THE PAVEMENT DRY'. Pierced canopy with crown
finial. The fountain beneath has broad bowl on 4-columned
shaft. The rear roundel depicts Queen Victoria whilst the side
roundels both depict herons. A matching fountain exists at
Askam-in-Furness, Duke Street (qv).

Listing NGR: SD2264773965

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

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