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Latitude: 55.0342 / 55°2'2"N
Longitude: -1.4326 / 1°25'57"W
OS Eastings: 436364
OS Northings: 571218
OS Grid: NZ363712
Mapcode National: GBR LBF7.N6
Mapcode Global: WHD4K.YQZL
Entry Name: Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain Opposite Number 68
Listing Date: 19 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025403
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303288
Location: North Tyneside, NE30
County: North Tyneside
Electoral Ward/Division: Cullercoats
Built-Up Area: Tynemouth
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Cullercoats St George
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/08/2016
NE 37 SE
CULLERCOATS, BEVERLEY TERRACE (east side)
Adamson memorial drinking fountain, opposite no. 68.
Memorial drinking fountain. Circa 1888. Erected by friends of B.J.H. Adamson;
site given by Duke of Northumberland. Sandstone with marble panels: cast iron
lion masks. 2 steps to octagonal plinth with marble inlaid panels beneath cornice;
bowl in top of plinth receives water from 4 lion masks in floral-patterned base
of obelisk above. Inscription on east panel: ERECTED BY A FEW FRIENDS IN MEMORY
OF BRYAN JOHN HUTHWAITE ADAMSON, LIEUT. R.N. COMMANDING H.M.S. WASP WHICH SAILED
FROM SINGAPORE SEPTEMBER 10 1887 AND WAS NEVER HEARD OF AFTER. THE SITE WAS
GIVEN FOR THIS MEMORIAL BY HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF NORTHUMBERLAND.
Carved decoration of dolphin, shell and ribbon patterns. Shields with mottoes on obelisk.
Listing NGR: NZ3636471218
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