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Fountain About 80 Yards North of the Church of St Stephen

A Grade II Listed Building in Redditch, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.3078 / 52°18'28"N

Longitude: -1.9407 / 1°56'26"W

OS Eastings: 404141

OS Northings: 267748

OS Grid: SP041677

Mapcode National: GBR 3HT.860

Mapcode Global: VH9ZV.98X4

Entry Name: Fountain About 80 Yards North of the Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 28 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156504

Location: Redditch, Worcestershire, B98

County: Worcestershire

District: Redditch

Town: Redditch

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Redditch

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Redditch Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SP 0467 NW
Town Centre
12/28 Fountain about 80 yards
north of the Church of
St Stephen


Fountain. 1883. Painted cast iron. Octagonal shallow plinth. Circular
moulded stem with foliated relief work decorating the narrower central section.
Upon this is situated an octagonal pier with gadrooned base and bull-rush
relief work. It supports four large cranes that face outwards from it and
have large leaves entwined around their feet. Above the pier the fountain
has a vase-like profile opening out into a shallow dish-like shape upon
which stands the figure of a woman (about three feet high) surrounded by
bull-rushes and pouring water from a vase. The fountain is about 12 feet
high in total. This large fountain with its unusual and naturalistic detail
forms a focal point at the north end of Church Green, and is of particular
importance when approaching the town centre from Prospect Hill. (BoE, p 248).

Listing NGR: SP0414167748

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