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Richardson's Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Ripon, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1319 / 54°7'54"N

Longitude: -1.5276 / 1°31'39"W

OS Eastings: 430962

OS Northings: 470777

OS Grid: SE309707

Mapcode National: GBR KNSN.2L

Mapcode Global: WHC7V.HDSR

Entry Name: Richardson's Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 16 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330256

Location: Ripon, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG4

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Ripon

Built-Up Area: Ripon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ripon Cathedral Parish with Littlethorpe

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(west side)
GV Drinking Fountain


Drinking fountain. 1758. Ashlar. Rusticated piers flank a central small round
headed niche with broken spout and semi-circular bowl supported on small bracket.
Above a shallow pediment inscribed "THIS WELL WAS GIVEN FOR THE USE OF THE PUBLIC BY
W RICHARDSON ESQ MD 1758" with flanking acroteria.

Listing NGR: SE3096270777

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