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Latitude: 53.6733 / 53°40'23"N
Longitude: -1.5029 / 1°30'10"W
OS Eastings: 432938
OS Northings: 419764
OS Grid: SE329197
Mapcode National: GBR KTYY.FY
Mapcode Global: WHC9Z.WXJV
Plus Code: 9C5WMFFW+8R
Entry Name: Cattle Trough and Drinking Fountain immediately south-east of entrance to Clarence Park
Listing Date: 1 February 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242804
English Heritage Legacy ID: 443755
Location: Wakefield, WF2
Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield West
Built-Up Area: Wakefield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Thornes St James
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
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DENBY DALE ROAD (West Side)
Cattle Trough and Drinking Fountain immediately south-east of entrance to Clarence Park
Raised red granite trough. At north end a square column, with ball finial, holds basin and tap.
Inscription: This fountain is placed here by friends of Anne Clarkson of Westgate Bridge and by members of the RSPCA to commemorate her lifelong labours in the cause of humanity and in recognition of her untiring efforts to lessen the sufferings of dumb creatures, 1888.
On other side a verse from "The Ancient Mariner" by S J Coleridge exhorting to love and care for animals.
Listing NGR: SE3293819764
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