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Latitude: 50.3659 / 50°21'57"N
Longitude: -4.1409 / 4°8'27"W
OS Eastings: 247835
OS Northings: 53970
OS Grid: SX478539
Mapcode National: GBR RBK.BW
Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.JKY
Entry Name: Victorian Drinking Fountain Memorial in Hoe Park
Listing Date: 21 January 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096045
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489937
Location: Plymouth, PL1
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
740-1/0/10065 Victorian drinking fountain memorial i
21-JAN-03 n Hoe Park
Drinking fountain memorial. 1881. Polished grey and pink granite. Standing on an octagonal stepped base, a large square pier with drinking fountains on each side and polished pink granite colonnettes at the corners with finials above [one finial missing], a carved foliated cornice and a short granite spire surmounted by a statue of Bathsheba holding an amphora. On one side there is a plaque inscribed: "Presented to the Town of Plymouth by Charles Norrington of Abbotsfield in memory of his wife Marianne Norrington 1881"
One of a group of public monuments on The Hoe.
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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