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Fountain Monument to Richard Eve

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidderminster, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3794 / 52°22'45"N

Longitude: -2.2584 / 2°15'30"W

OS Eastings: 382509

OS Northings: 275735

OS Grid: SO825757

Mapcode National: GBR 0BF.ZSP

Mapcode Global: VH91T.SGYB

Entry Name: Fountain Monument to Richard Eve

Listing Date: 17 January 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100078

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156418

Location: Kidderminster, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY11

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Town: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Kidderminster

Built-Up Area: Kidderminster

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Kidderminster St John the Baptist and Holy Innocents

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

5250 Fountain monument to
Richard Eve
SO 87 NW 2/63


Commemorates Richard Eve, 1831-1900. Square in section with canted corners,
non-classical pilasters and balustraded parapet with ball finials at corners.
Octagonal top section with domed fluted roof with ball finial. All covered
in bright glazed tiles. Three steps. Each face has an arcade, one with portrait
in roundel, fountain, inscriptions: "Chivalrous by nature and fired with the
enthusiasm of Humanity he resisted oppression and did battle for the right".
"To keep his memory Green in his native town, which he ardently loved, admiring
friends have raised this memorial". "Charity was ever his end and aim devoted
to the masonic craft he was Grand Treasurer of England 1889 and for years Chairman
of the Masonic Boys School". The main colours of the tiles are brown, green
and yellow.

Listing NGR: SO8250975735

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

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