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The Boy and Swan Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Telford, Telford and Wrekin

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.64 / 52°38'24"N

Longitude: -2.4928 / 2°29'34"W

OS Eastings: 366750

OS Northings: 304812

OS Grid: SJ667048

Mapcode National: GBR BW.6M10

Mapcode Global: WH9D8.PW5Z

Entry Name: The Boy and Swan Fountain

Listing Date: 8 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361944

Location: The Gorge, Telford and Wrekin, TF8

County: Telford and Wrekin

Civil Parish: The Gorge

Built-Up Area: Telford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Coalbrookdale

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

COALBROOKDALE COALBROOKDALE IRONWORKS
1.
5362 The 'Boy and Swan' Fountain

SJ 6604 9/82

II GV


2.
Circa 1851. An elaborate cast-iron fountain with boy and swan surmounting a
circular upper basin on a round pedestal in the centre of a circular water-filled
basin at ground level. Cast at Coalbrookdale for the Great Exhibition of 1851
when it stood in front of the gates which divide Hyde Park from Kensington Gardens.


Listing NGR: SJ6675004812

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

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