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Latitude: 53.4376 / 53°26'15"N
Longitude: -2.1602 / 2°9'36"W
OS Eastings: 389457
OS Northings: 393431
OS Grid: SJ894934
Mapcode National: GBR FXCP.4G
Mapcode Global: WHB9P.SVJL
Plus Code: 9C5VCRQQ+2W
Entry Name: Clock and Drinking Fountain
Listing Date: 10 March 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1162500
English Heritage Legacy ID: 210820
Location: Stockport, SK5
Electoral Ward/Division: Reddish North
Built-Up Area: Manchester
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Reddish St Elisabeth
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/09/2016
SJ 8993 13/101
HOULDSWORTH SQUARE (Centre)
Clock and Drinking Fountain
Plinth with inscription, bronze portrait roundel, fountain niche and bow on faces, supports clustered columns in pink granite, carved capitals, below block with clock face, gable top and foliated finial. Designed and erected by J. and H. Patteson of Manchester and unveiled in September 1920.
Inscription:- Dedicated to the memory of Sir William Houldsworth Baronet by the people of Reddish in grateful remembrance of the bountiful gifts whereby he enriched and adorned their village and manifested his concern for their spiritual and physical welfare.
(Sir William built St Elisabeth's Church and surrounding complex, and Houldsworth Mill and the terraces of workers houses, as a planned industrial estate in the 1870s).
Listing NGR: SJ8945793430
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