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Latitude: 51.8557 / 51°51'20"N
Longitude: -4.3141 / 4°18'50"W
OS Eastings: 240727
OS Northings: 219985
OS Grid: SN407199
Mapcode National: GBR DG.T6L0
Mapcode Global: VH3LH.5MN9
Entry Name: Granite drinking fountain in Carmarthen Park
Listing Date: 28 November 2003
Last Amended: 28 November 2003
Source ID: 82159
Building Class: Civil
Location: Situated some 11m S of main entrance gates.
Community: Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin)
Built-Up Area: Carmarthen
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Drinking fountain erected in 1900 given by Timothy Davies of Walham Green, London.
Drinking fountain in mixed sandstone and granite, roughly 6 ft high, freestanding columnar fountain. Grey granite circular plinth, grey sandstone flared base with 4 brackets under polished grey granite bowl. From bowl rises red granite hollow cylinder with bronze spigot, inscribed in gold letters Cyflwynwyd i'r dref gan Timothy Davies Ysw O.C. 1900 Walham Green". Above is turned red sandstone top with ogee moulded base ringed by stylised trefoils and mushroom top with turned finial and metal vane.
Included as typical late Victorian ornate piece of park furniture. Part of a reletively complete urban park of C1900.
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