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Drinking Fountain Attached to the Wall of Number 65 (Number 65 Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Hampstead Town, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.555 / 51°33'17"N

Longitude: -0.1736 / 0°10'24"W

OS Eastings: 526718

OS Northings: 185592

OS Grid: TQ267855

Mapcode National: GBR D0.NX4

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.Y53S

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain Attached to the Wall of Number 65 (Number 65 Not Included)

Listing Date: 1 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130396

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477875

Location: Camden, London, NW3

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: Hampstead Town

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St John Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


CAMDEN

TQ2685NE ROSSLYN HILL
798-1/27/1396 (South West side)
01/07/98 Drinking fountain attached to the
wall of No.65 (No.65 not included)

GV II

Drinking fountain. c1875. Probably provided by the
Metropolitan Drinking Fountain & Cattle Trough Association.
Polished granite. Round-arched slab with semicircular animal
bowl at base with the inscription "The merciful man is
merciful to his beast". Above, a projecting semicircular basin
with fountain inscribed on the slab above "Jesus said
Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again but
whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall
never thirst". Head with an incised pattern and inscribed
around the arch "Ask and ye shall receive: Seek and ye shall
find". An uncommon survival of a type depicting the Victorian
association of providing free fresh water to the masses with
evangelical piety.


Listing NGR: TQ2671885592

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