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Drinking Fountain, 30 Metres South-East of Entrance to Recreation Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Shildon, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6313 / 54°37'52"N

Longitude: -1.6462 / 1°38'46"W

OS Eastings: 422935

OS Northings: 526298

OS Grid: NZ229262

Mapcode National: GBR JGYW.DL

Mapcode Global: WHC58.PV8F

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain, 30 Metres South-East of Entrance to Recreation Ground

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121497

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112187

Location: Shildon, County Durham, DL4

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Shildon

Built-Up Area: Shildon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Shildon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text



NZ 22 NW SHILDON CENTRAL PARADE
(South side, off)

4/71 Drinking fountain,
30 metres south-east
of entrance to
Recreation Ground
II


Public drinking fountain. 1914 by Hill and Smith Ltd. of Brierley Hill,
Staffordshire. Octagonal stone plinth; cast-iron canopy and tapering, cylindrical
fountain with bowl. 8 slender, ribbed columns, with shaped bases and foliage
capitals, support an octagonal, pierced, arcaded drum and cupola. The drum has
8 roundels, between dragon's heads, depicting a railway locomotive designed by
Timothy Hackworth. One roundel, to the west, is inscribed: PRESENTED TO THE
INHABITANTS OF SHILDON BY THE MEMBERS OF THE OLD SHILDON WORKMEN'S CLUB.
NOVEMBER 1914.


Listing NGR: NZ2293526298

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