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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1334767
English Heritage Legacy ID: 81685
Location: Edensor, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45
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
PARISH OF EDENSOR THE GREEN
7/117 (South Side)
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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