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Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Montacute, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9497 / 50°56'58"N

Longitude: -2.7159 / 2°42'57"W

OS Eastings: 349803

OS Northings: 116941

OS Grid: ST498169

Mapcode National: GBR MK.NHQD

Mapcode Global: FRA 566L.MQB

Plus Code: 9C2VW7XM+VJ

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 27 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252007

English Heritage Legacy ID: 434925

Location: Montacute, South Somerset, Somerset, TA15

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Montacute

Built-Up Area: Montacute

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST4917 MONTACUTE CP THE BOROUGH (centre)
8/105 Drinking fountain
GV II
Drinking fountain for men and horses. 1902, rebuilt 1983. By A. R. Powys. Ham stone. Circular plan: central shaft and 3
outer piers linked by quasi-flying buttresses; the bottom trough occupying two of the three segments, with drain holes
in the returns against the central pier; outer piers square, with moulded slightly-hipped tops; central pier hexagonal,
with plain frieze band and matching cap; in east face a small niche, and in frieze a panel inscribed 'ER 1902'. Powys
was the son of a vicar of Montacute; the monument was erected by the village to commemorate the Coronation of Edward
VII: repeatedly damaged by traffic, it was reconstructed by the National Trust (information attached to fountain)


Listing NGR: ST4980316941

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