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Memorial Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Newnham, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8035 / 51°48'12"N

Longitude: -2.4501 / 2°27'0"W

OS Eastings: 369061

OS Northings: 211742

OS Grid: SO690117

Mapcode National: GBR FY.XDWC

Mapcode Global: VH86Z.HX3V

Entry Name: Memorial Fountain

Listing Date: 25 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100601

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354023

Location: Newnham, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Newnham

Built-Up Area: Newnham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Newnham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 61 SE NEWNHAM HIGH STREET
(west side)
2/55
Memorial Fountain
-

- II

Fountain. Dated 1897. Cotswold limestone. About 3 m high set in central
strip of High Street, opposite Ashby House. Stone basin with arched niche
carrying frieze and dentilled cornice, upper obelisk supported by four
scrolled buttresses set diagonally. Lower part of obelisk carries VR mono-
gram on square panel in stone with carved foliage decoration. Lion-head
spouts to basin and carved dolphins in niche recess; bronze plaque in frieze
panel, inscribed VR 1897; also new plates GRV 1935 and ERII 1977. The whole
set on engineering brick paved area to recess retained by rubble sandstone
wall.


Listing NGR: SO6906111742

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