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Central Fountain in Derby Arboretum

A Grade II Listed Building in Derby, City of Derby

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Latitude: 52.9121 / 52°54'43"N

Longitude: -1.4738 / 1°28'25"W

OS Eastings: 435485

OS Northings: 335093

OS Grid: SK354350

Mapcode National: GBR PLK.1F

Mapcode Global: WHDH0.B2GB

Entry Name: Central Fountain in Derby Arboretum

Listing Date: 28 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271143

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486914

Location: Derby, DE23

County: City of Derby

Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum

Built-Up Area: Derby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Derby, Walbrook Epiphany St Augustine

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


893/6/10076 (Centre of)
28-NOV-00 Central Fountain in Derby Arboretum


Fountain. 1850 by R Blore of Derby. Cast iron and stone. Large circular basin with moulded ashlar walling and rendered pond lining. Fountain supported on square stone base with broad lower cast iron basin with gadrooned lip. Central circular shaft has foliate decoration supporting smaller upper cast iron basin containing triple-decker central fountain spout.
Derby Arboretum was laid out 1839-40 by J C Loudon, and extended 1845. It was the first park to be specifically designed for and owned by the public as a direct result of the Movement for Public Walks.
This Arboretum is included on the Gardens Register at grade II*.

Listing NGR: SK3548535093

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