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Drinking Fountain in Wall to South of Summer House

A Grade II Listed Building in Glastonbury, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1482 / 51°8'53"N

Longitude: -2.7122 / 2°42'44"W

OS Eastings: 350276

OS Northings: 139011

OS Grid: ST502390

Mapcode National: GBR MK.7YH4

Mapcode Global: VH8B3.YD0N

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain in Wall to South of Summer House

Listing Date: 15 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265960

Location: Glastonbury, Mendip, Somerset, BA6

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Glastonbury

Built-Up Area: Glastonbury

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Drinking fountain
in wall to south of
Summer House
ST 5039 6/189
Late C19. Neo-Romanesque. Ashlar with polished red marble columns. Triangular
gablet over blind round-headed arch of 2 orders with chevron enrichment. Outer
order is supported by 2 marble columns with ashlar capitals, annulets and bases.
The 3 exposed faces of capitals have lively carvings of hunting animals, dragons
etc. The well inside the arch consists of a fluted marble basin in form of a Romanesque
piscina, niche above contains brass outlet pipe. In apex of gablet is carved fishscale
detail, a hand pointing to the right, and 'To the Tor' in a kind of Gothic script.
Summer House and Drinking fountain. Nos 86 to 90 (even) High Street, Nos 2 and
4 Bove Town form a group.

Listing NGR: ST5027639011

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

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