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Drinking Fountain 20 Yards North East of Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Matfen, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0409 / 55°2'27"N

Longitude: -1.954 / 1°57'14"W

OS Eastings: 403038

OS Northings: 571826

OS Grid: NZ030718

Mapcode National: GBR GBS4.RR

Mapcode Global: WHB21.YKPD

Plus Code: 9C7W22RW+9C

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain 20 Yards North East of Post Office

Listing Date: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042784

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238668

Location: Matfen, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Matfen

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Matfen Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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14/184 Drinking fountain
approx 20 yards north
east of Post Office


Drinking fountain. 1886. "Erected by the Tenants, Employees and Tradesmen
in the Matfen and West Water Estates as a mark of their sincere respect and
esteem for Sir Edward Blackett."

Ashlar. Set on a square base with 3 steps on the north side.

A substantial column c.7 ft. high. Square with moulded top edge to the base;
tapering square shaft and boldlycornicedtop. Round water bowl projects on
north side with inscription above.

Listing NGR: NZ0303871826

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