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Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Southampton, City of Southampton

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Latitude: 50.9142 / 50°54'51"N

Longitude: -1.4018 / 1°24'6"W

OS Eastings: 442147

OS Northings: 112921

OS Grid: SU421129

Mapcode National: GBR RQY.6D

Mapcode Global: FRA 76YP.HP3

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 8 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135703

Location: Southampton, SO15

County: City of Southampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bevois

Built-Up Area: Southampton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

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Listing Text

Drinking Fountain
SU 4212 2/9


Dated 1865. A large stone drinking fountain about 15 ft high on 3 stone steps.
Square-shaped fountain on rusticated base surmounted by dome and cross. Each
face has pediments with acroteria medallions and engaged Corinthian columns.
Four semi-circular stone drinking bowls, like stoups, 2 having bronze lions
head masks. Four oval relief panels. At one side is a stone animal drinking
trough. This was given to the town by Councillor John Ransom and bears the
inscription "Drink but waste not".

Listing NGR: SU4255313582

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

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