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Victorian Drinking Fountain Memorial in Hoe Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, City of Plymouth

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text


740-1/0/10065 Victorian drinking fountain memorial i
21-JAN-03 n Hoe Park

GV II

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.

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