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Fountain in Centre of Greenhead Park Opposite Entrance to Vernon Avenue

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.649 / 53°38'56"N

Longitude: -1.797 / 1°47'49"W

OS Eastings: 413513

OS Northings: 416963

OS Grid: SE135169

Mapcode National: GBR HVW7.RN

Mapcode Global: WHCB1.CJHY

Entry Name: Fountain in Centre of Greenhead Park Opposite Entrance to Vernon Avenue

Listing Date: 29 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134205

English Heritage Legacy ID: 339907

Location: Kirklees, HD1

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Greenhead

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Huddersfield Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

GREENHEAD PARK
1.
5113
Fountain in centre of
Greenhead Park, opposite
SE 1316 33/577 entrance to Vernon Avenue
II
2.
1888. Ashlar. 4 steps up. Base with projecting semi-circular bowls on gadrooned
oriels. 8 fluted Tuscan columns (2 at each corner, placed diagonally) taking
4 semi-circular arches with keystones and moulded voussoirs. Fluted frieze.
Moulded cornice. Ogee corona of ribs and fleur-de-lys finials. Each side
has much strapwork cresting. Plaque inscribed "THE GIFT OF SIR JOHN W RAMSDEN
BART TO HUDDERSFIELD 1888".


Listing NGR: SE1351316963

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