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Fountain, 160 Metres West of Biddick Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bournmoor, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8689 / 54°52'8"N

Longitude: -1.5147 / 1°30'53"W

OS Eastings: 431240

OS Northings: 552790

OS Grid: NZ312527

Mapcode National: GBR KDV4.VF

Mapcode Global: WHC45.PWW9

Entry Name: Fountain, 160 Metres West of Biddick Hall

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120992

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109363

Location: Bournmoor, County Durham, DH3

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bournmoor

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Burnmoor

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 35 SW
5/17 Inset Fountain, 160
metres west of
Biddick Hall

Garden fountain. Probably assembled in late C19, incorporating early C18
fragments. Carved stone. Baroque style.

Tall fountain, in centre of circular stone basin, in 4 sections: late C19
octagonal-plan pedestal, with vermiculate rustication, on rock-faced plinth;
probably early C18 boldly-carved Baroque base with sea-monsters, fish and
shells etc; probably early C18 wide, shallow shell bowl with deeply-scalloped
rim; possibly C18 crowning feature with carved stone pelicans and foliage.

Listing NGR: NZ3124052789

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

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