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Latitude: 50.9256 / 50°55'32"N
Longitude: -2.3052 / 2°18'18"W
OS Eastings: 378644
OS Northings: 114062
OS Grid: ST786140
Mapcode National: GBR 0X0.S0N
Mapcode Global: FRA 661N.KQT
Entry Name: Memorial Drinking Fountain and Trough
Listing Date: 20 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1153499
English Heritage Legacy ID: 102442
Location: Sturminster Newton, North Dorset, Dorset, DT10
District: North Dorset
Civil Parish: Sturminster Newton
Built-Up Area: Sturminster Newton
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Sturminster Newton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 7814 STURMINSTER NEWTON
MARKET CROSS (EAST SIDE)
8/154 Memorial drinking
fountain and trough
Drinking fountain and trough, early C20. Cast by Mitchell and Sons, Bristol.
Mainly cast iron on a ceramic brick base. The fountain is four sided. The
lower stage bears inscription on two sides and the outlet on another. The
next stage is separated from the first by a moulding of bound reeding and has
four panels bearing a lion surrounded by rushes over a rose. Above this is a
simple capital surmounted by a finial of 2 dolphins entwining a trident. The
inscriptions are to two local doctors, father and son, J Comyus Leach MD JP
and E Comyus Leach BA Surgeon.
Listing NGR: ST7864414062
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