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The Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Devizes, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432677

Location: Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10

County: Wiltshire

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

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Listing Text

1.
1042 MARKET PLACE

The Fountain
ST 9961 2/133 9.4.54.

II GV


2.
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

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

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