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Fountain in Cloister Garth at Newstead Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Newstead, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.0784 / 53°4'42"N

Longitude: -1.1926 / 1°11'33"W

OS Eastings: 454182

OS Northings: 353767

OS Grid: SK541537

Mapcode National: GBR 8G4.58T

Mapcode Global: WHDG5.NW8D

Entry Name: Fountain in Cloister Garth at Newstead Abbey

Listing Date: 13 October 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1236816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425357

Location: Newstead, Gedling, Nottinghamshire, NG15

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Gedling

Civil Parish: Newstead

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Ravenshead

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text

SK 55 SW
1/102 Fountain in Cloister
Garth at Newstead

Fountain. C16. Removed and restored 1720. Re-sited early C19.
Ashlar. Chamfered plinth, moulded string course, traceried band,
crenellated parapet. 2 stages. Octagonal plan. Set in round
pool with moulded coping. Lower stage has scalloped round headed
niches. Those to east and west have round basins with lion mask
spouts. Parapet has remains of 8 animal figures forming
buttresses to smaller upper stage. Moulded rim has to south
east, tablet inscribed 'LB' and on opposite side, tablet
inscribed '1720 W.B.'. Upper stage has nodal shafts and lozenge
band. Crocketed parapet has remains of 7 grotesque animal and 2
human figures.

Listing NGR: SK5418253767

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

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