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Drinking Fountain at Junction with Shaftesbury Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in Holborn and Covent Garden, London

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Latitude: 51.516 / 51°30'57"N

Longitude: -0.1264 / 0°7'34"W

OS Eastings: 530103

OS Northings: 181334

OS Grid: TQ301813

Mapcode National: GBR HB.SR

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.R5K6

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain at Junction with Shaftesbury Avenue

Listing Date: 1 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113173

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477597

Location: Camden, London, WC2H

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Holborn and Covent Garden

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Giles-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/105/1207 (South side)
01/07/98 Drinking Fountain at junction with
Shaftesbury Avenue


Drinking fountain. 1897. Presented by the St Giles Board of
Works through the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain & Cattle
Trough Association to mark Queen Victoria's two Jubilees.
Polished red granite. Romanesque style. Rectangular stepped
base with block steps to canopy with attached columns at
angles supporting an entablature, the cornice of which rises
to form segmental pediments to each face; surmounted by a
gadrooned dome. Beneath the canopy each face with a shallow
round-arched niche with incised decoration, water spout and
projecting semicircular basin.

Listing NGR: TQ3010381334

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

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