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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1113173
English Heritage Legacy ID: 477597
Location: Camden, London, WC2H
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
TQ3081SW NEW OXFORD STREET
798-1/105/1207 (South side)
01/07/98 Drinking Fountain at junction with
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
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