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Drinking Fountain 30 Metres East of Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Mitford, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.1679 / 55°10'4"N

Longitude: -1.7314 / 1°43'53"W

OS Eastings: 417206

OS Northings: 585990

OS Grid: NZ172859

Mapcode National: GBR J8BP.Y7

Mapcode Global: WHC2Q.CCRJ

Plus Code: 9C7W5799+5C

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain 30 Metres East of Post Office

Listing Date: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238920

Location: Mitford, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Mitford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Mitford St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 1785

B 6343
(North side)
Drinking fountain
30 metres east of
Post Office


Drinking fountain, 1877. Tooled-and-margined stone, brass. Round-headed arch
enclosing relief carving of dragon's head impaled on sword, and spout plate
inscribed J.P.O.M. (Colonel John Philip Osbaldeston-Mitford) with date.

Included for historical interest as the site of a holy well,the reputed scene
in 1006 of miracles associated with a relic of St. Cuthbert's shroud.

Listing NGR: NZ1720685990

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