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Drinking Fountain 20 Metres to South East of Gray Art Gallery

A Grade II Listed Building in Victoria, Hartlepool

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Latitude: 54.6868 / 54°41'12"N

Longitude: -1.2118 / 1°12'42"W

OS Eastings: 450912

OS Northings: 532702

OS Grid: NZ509327

Mapcode National: GBR MGZ7.GP

Mapcode Global: WHD6F.CG6C

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain 20 Metres to South East of Gray Art Gallery

Listing Date: 17 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250248

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432354

Location: Hartlepool, TS24

County: Hartlepool

Electoral Ward/Division: Victoria

Built-Up Area: Hartlepool

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hartlepool St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 5032
(west side)
10/59 Drinking Fountain,
20m to south-east
of Gray Art Gallery
and Museum.

- II

Ornamental drinking fountain, 1902. Polychrome faience on stone steps.
Triangular plan, having moulded cornice to pedestal, ramped angle buttresses
and cyma recta moulding to plinth on circular-plan steps. Above the
pedestal : segmental-arched opening to each face; angle pilaster strips,
continuous entablature and shallow parapet with urn finials at angles. The
whole is surmounted by a hexagonal quasi-lantern with pyramidal roof and
ball finial. The fountain is located within the arched openings. Plaque on
north face of lantern inscribed : "Presented by Henry Withy, J.P., May 24th
1902". Originally erected in Burn Valley Gardens; moved here in 1979.

Listing NGR: NZ5091232702

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

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