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Latitude: 53.7527 / 53°45'9"N
Longitude: -2.698 / 2°41'52"W
OS Eastings: 354070
OS Northings: 428704
OS Grid: SD540287
Mapcode National: GBR TB5.1F
Mapcode Global: WH85M.JYG0
Entry Name: Drinking Fountain at South-East Corner of Park
Listing Date: 27 September 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207233
English Heritage Legacy ID: 391880
Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre
Built-Up Area: Preston
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Preston St John and St George the Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD5428NW AVENHAM PARK
941-1/14/9 (South East side)
27/09/79 Drinking fountain at south-east
corner of park
Drinking fountain. Probably c.1865, altered. Sandstone. Coved
recess in rock built into embankment. Round-headed arch with
rusticated rock-faced surround including imposts and keystone.
INTERIOR of smoothly dressed stone in 2 pieces separated by a
band at impost level, with remains of water pipe protruding
through the centre (fittings removed). History: was built on
site of natural spring, but this dried up, and piped water was
substituted in the 1880s.
Listing NGR: SD5407028704
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