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Cattle Trough and Drinking Fountain Immediately South East of Entrance to Clarence Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield West, Wakefield

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Cattle Trough and Drinking Fountain Immediately South East of Entrance to Clarence Park

Listing Date: 1 February 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242804

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443755

Location: Wakefield, WF2

County: Wakefield

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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Listing Text

1. DENBY DALE ROAD
5115 (West Side)
Thornes

Cattle Trough and
Drinking Fountain
immeditely south-east
of entrance to
Clarence Park
SE 31 NW 13/128

II

2.
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

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

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