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Ornamental Fountain Attached Wall and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Edensor, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2259 / 53°13'33"N

Longitude: -1.6251 / 1°37'30"W

OS Eastings: 425124

OS Northings: 369940

OS Grid: SK251699

Mapcode National: GBR 57N.PYJ

Mapcode Global: WHCD8.05DS

Entry Name: Ornamental Fountain Attached Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 19 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81685

Location: Edensor, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Edensor

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 24/2569-24/2570
7/117 (South Side)
Ornamental Fountain,
Attached Wall
and Railings
Ornamental fountain, water basin and attached walls and
railings. 1840 by John Robertson. Norman style. Coursed
squared sandstone and ashlar. Built into a bank as a retaining
wall. North elevation has central projecting block with pseudo
machicolation and moulded parapet. Blind round arch, like a
Norman doorway, of three stepped orders. Chamfered impost band.
The arch has zigzag to the inner order and moulded corbels on
the outer order. Chamfered hoodmould. Within the arch the
spout of the fountain has the relief of a wild man. Moulded
semi-circular water basin. Wall to the right with parapet and
corbelled-out square turret with pyramid cap. To the left a
square tower-like bay with two blind Caernarvon arched windows.
Above the central feature a square turret with blind
Caernarvon-arched windows flanked by paired pilaster strips.
Pyramid roof. Coped walls to either side and to north low walls
surmounted by railings with square angle piers with pyramid caps
enclosing a garden. Built as part of the picturesque model
village by Paxton for the Sixth Duke of Devonshire. Sources:
G F Chadwick The Works of Joseph Paxton, Architectural Press

Listing NGR: SK2512469940

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