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The Lion's Mouth

A Grade II Listed Building in Kedleston, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9614 / 52°57'40"N

Longitude: -1.5369 / 1°32'12"W

OS Eastings: 431202

OS Northings: 340544

OS Grid: SK312405

Mapcode National: GBR 6DD.88H

Mapcode Global: WHCFG.CTCM

Entry Name: The Lion's Mouth

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109089

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78890

Location: Kedleston, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE22

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Kedleston

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Mugginton and Kedleston All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

The Lion's Mouth

Fountain. c1763, possibly by Robert Adam. Sandstone. Low gabled
structure set in a hollow. Square in plan. Rock-faced on three
sides, on the fourth is a vermiculated round arch enclosing a
lion's mouth which spouts water, into a semi-circular pool. Low
pitched gabled roof with dentil, egg and dart, and icicle motifs.

Listing NGR: SK3120240544

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

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