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Hobson's Conduit

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1979 / 52°11'52"N

Longitude: 0.1224 / 0°7'20"E

OS Eastings: 545152

OS Northings: 257639

OS Grid: TL451576

Mapcode National: GBR L7H.1S0

Mapcode Global: VHHK9.20KY

Plus Code: 9F4254XC+5X

Entry Name: Hobson's Conduit

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067788

English Heritage Legacy ID: 47826

ID on this website: 101067788

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Cambridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Market

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Cambridge

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Cambridge St Benedict

Church of England Diocese: Ely

Tagged with: Fountain Architectural structure

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(East Side)
TL 4557 NW 10/209 26.4.50. Hobson's Conduit
Erected on Market Hill 1614, re-erected in present position in 1856. Hexagonal
stone structure with moulded plinth; niche in each side with shell-head;
entablature surmounted by strapwork cresting, achievement of Royal Arms
on one side, putti and carved beasts at angles and ogee-shaped top surmounted
by pineapple finial. Restored 1967. Interesting as the fountainhead of
a very early public water supply. See also Market Hill. (RCHM 79).

Listing NGR: TL4515257638

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