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Memorial Drinking Fountain and Trough

A Grade II Listed Building in Sturminster Newton, Dorset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VWMGV+6W

Entry Name: Memorial Drinking Fountain and Trough

Listing Date: 20 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102442

Location: Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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