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Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Newmarket, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2404 / 52°14'25"N

Longitude: 0.3965 / 0°23'47"E

OS Eastings: 563726

OS Northings: 262952

OS Grid: TL637629

Mapcode National: GBR N9X.K1S

Mapcode Global: VHJGH.TYGC

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 10 March 1970

Last Amended: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1351314

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275688

Location: Newmarket, Forest Heath, Suffolk, CB8

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Newmarket

Built-Up Area: Newmarket

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Newmarket St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

(including EXNING)

4/129 Drinking
10.3.70 Fountain.
(Formerly listed
as Cooper Memorial
Drinking Fountain
under Newmarket Heath)


Drinking fountain and horse trough. 1910, in memory of Sir
Daniel Cooper, Bart. In the Baroque style, elliptical plan,
about 5 metres high. Portland stone, the trough of grey granite.
Raised on steps, the fountain is protected by an elliptical
entablature on 2 piers, each having pilasters and at the base
carved drapery. The whole is surmounted by an urn with drapery.
An exceptionally fine example of a monumental drinking fountain.

Listing NGR: TL6372662952

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

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