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Latitude: 51.3527 / 51°21'9"N
Longitude: -1.9958 / 1°59'44"W
OS Eastings: 400386
OS Northings: 161516
OS Grid: SU003615
Mapcode National: GBR 2V1.08D
Mapcode Global: VHB4G.C87B
Entry Name: The Fountain
Listing Date: 9 April 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1250361
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432677
Location: Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10
Civil Parish: Devizes
Built-Up Area: Devizes
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Devizes St John
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
1042 MARKET PLACE
ST 9961 2/133 9.4.54.
Erected in 1879 to memory of Sotheron-Estcourt. Consists of a large stone
octagonal basin with sides of inverted segmental curves and angle piers
and crowned with bronze eagles with secondary smaller drinking troughs on
each face with lion 'mask' spouts.
From the centre of the large basin a massive central shaft of grouped, curved
formation supports on upper basin, from which a tall group of engaged columns
rises in centre forming hase of statue of Mr Estcourt. Picturesque in setting
of pollarded plane trees.
All the listed buildings on the South-West Side, South-East Side,
Market Hall, Market Cross and the Fountain form a group.
Listing NGR: SU0038561518
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