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Latitude: 55.6316 / 55°37'53"N
Longitude: -2.0863 / 2°5'10"W
OS Eastings: 394661
OS Northings: 637562
OS Grid: NT946375
Mapcode National: GBR F3WB.31
Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.XQP3
Entry Name: The Waterford Fountain
Listing Date: 10 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154211
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238079
Location: Ford, Northumberland, TD15
Civil Parish: Ford
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Ford And Etal
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
FORD FORD VILLAGE
17/112 The Waterford
Former fountain, now planter. c.1860 for Lady Waterford, commemorating the
death of her husband in 1859. Sandstone ashlar basin, granite base to column,
polished pink granite column; sandstone statue.
Large quatrefoil-shaped basin with cable-moulded edge. 4 lions-head spouts
at the corners drain into semicircular overflow basins. In the centre a tall
Corinthian column on an octagonal base with alternate sides projecting; from
them project stone water spouts. The sides between have worn inscriptions
including the legend "with joy shall ye drink out of the well of salvation.
Drink ye abundantly O beloved". The column is octagonal below and round above
with shields and cable moulding at the intersection. On top an almost lifesize
angel holding a shield with the Waterford arms.
The column was renewed following storm damage in 1868.
Hastings Neville: Under a Border Tower: Newcastle: 1896.
Listing NGR: NT9466137562
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