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Fountain 5 Metres South East of Sunderland Cemetery North Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryhope, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8833 / 54°52'59"N

Longitude: -1.3665 / 1°21'59"W

OS Eastings: 440740

OS Northings: 554461

OS Grid: NZ407544

Mapcode National: GBR VG0.B1

Mapcode Global: WHD5C.ZJG8

Entry Name: Fountain 5 Metres South East of Sunderland Cemetery North Chapel

Listing Date: 17 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1217797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391572

Location: Sunderland, SR2

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Ryhope

Built-Up Area: Sunderland

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Grangetown

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


920-1/7/198 (West side (off))
Fountain 5 metres south-east of
Sunderland Cemetery North Chapel


Fountain. c1860. Yellow and red sandstone ashlar, red and grey
granite. Signed J McMillan on marble plaque attached to E side
of base. Carved Scotia-moulded plinth has red granite bowl
projecting from cornice; similar elaborate scroll carving to
next section has in addition female heads on all sides, with
lion mask in one from which tap protrudes over basin, below
moulded cornice. Round polished red granite shaft rises from
acanthus leaves at base to corbelled arcaded shafts below
prominent moulded cornice; octagonal ashlar blind lantern has
granite roundels recessed on all sides, and octagonal coping
gathered in to crocketed finial.

Listing NGR: NZ4074054461

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

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