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Drinking Fountain Canopy

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bromwich, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.5231 / 52°31'23"N

Longitude: -1.9834 / 1°59'0"W

OS Eastings: 401221

OS Northings: 291696

OS Grid: SP012916

Mapcode National: GBR 2DS.YD

Mapcode Global: VH9YN.KVT4

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain Canopy

Listing Date: 18 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077141

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219282

Location: Sandwell, B71

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: West Bromwich Central

Built-Up Area: West Bromwich

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: West Bromwich St Philip

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SP 09 SW
West Bromwich
5/73 Drinking Fountain canopy

Canopy over drinking fountain. 1885. Cast iron. Decorated round columns
have foliated capitals. Each side of the upper part has a multi-cusped
round arch and openwork foliage decoration. Above each arch is a circle
with ropework border containing a cartouche with the figure of a stork.
On one side there is an inscription instead of a stork: "In loving memory
of Elizabeth Farley. This fountain was erected by her son Alderman Farley
JP 1885". A dome with openwork decoration between ribs is surmounted by an
eagle. Some of the column bases are inscribed: "W MACFARLANE & CO GLASGOW".

Listing NGR: SP0122191696

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

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