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Fountain About 12 Metres South of Mount Edgcumbe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3541 / 50°21'14"N

Longitude: -4.1759 / 4°10'33"W

OS Eastings: 245303

OS Northings: 52727

OS Grid: SX453527

Mapcode National: GBR NV.W15W

Mapcode Global: FRA 2843.GXJ

Entry Name: Fountain About 12 Metres South of Mount Edgcumbe House

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61836

Location: Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall, PL10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Maker-with-Rame

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Maker

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/180 Fountain about 12 metres south of
Mount Edgcumbe House


Fountain formed from re-used materials, including 2 bronze dolphins set on a granite
pier, sandstone rubble walls surmounted by a small sarcophagus. Probably
constructed early C20.
The rubble wall encloses the fountain to the rear, and has a round-headed niche; in
front, the dolphins are set on a granite pier, which is a re-used window mullion.
The stone sarcophagus has a segmental pediment with acroterial ornaments, central
medallion held by winged figures. The dolphins were formerly the hot and cold water
taps in the bath which was built in the late C18 at the rear of the English Garden
House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SX4334551282

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

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