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A Grade II Listed Building in Alexandra, Oldham

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Latitude: 53.5335 / 53°32'0"N

Longitude: -2.1047 / 2°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 393156

OS Northings: 404099

OS Grid: SD931040

Mapcode National: GBR FWRL.42

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.MFYZ

Entry Name: Fountain

Listing Date: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388864

Location: Oldham, OL8

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Glodwick St Mark with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


780-1/3/3 Fountain


Fountain. 1865. Stone and polished granite. Large stone basin
with central shaft. Shaft has circular stone base then central
shaft and 4 outer columns, all in polished granite with
foliate capitals, carrying shallow basin. This feature is
repeated in a smaller scale to carry an upper basin, from the
centre of which a figure carrying a dolphin emerges from
reeds. Inscription on lower basin records that the fountain
was presented by Joseph Radcliffe, major of Oldham, in 1865.

Listing NGR: SD9315604099

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

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