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Fountain in South East Corner of Public Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Park East, Darlington

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Latitude: 54.5236 / 54°31'24"N

Longitude: -1.555 / 1°33'18"W

OS Eastings: 428897

OS Northings: 514345

OS Grid: NZ288143

Mapcode National: GBR KJL4.46

Mapcode Global: WHC5X.2KSJ

Entry Name: Fountain in South East Corner of Public Garden

Listing Date: 6 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110658

Location: Darlington, DL1

County: Darlington

Electoral Ward/Division: Park East

Built-Up Area: Darlington

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Darlington St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

1. (North Side)
Fountain in south-east
corner of Public Garden
NZ 2814 SE 8/39


Mid C19. Shallow terra-cotta bowl, with guilloche moulding below a scalloped
run and lotus leaf pattern on underside, rests on a stem with acanthus leaf moulding. This is supported on a carved octagonal stone base of more modern appearance, and the whole is set in a modern square pool with brick side walls. Plaque on west side: "This fountain was erected in 1858 at the top of Tubwell
Row and later moved to Green Park. It was moved to the present site in 1970 as
a gift from the North of England Newspapers to mark the centenary of the
Northern Echo first published in Darlington on first January 1870".

Listing NGR: NZ2889714344

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

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