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Memorial Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7048 / 52°42'17"N

Longitude: -2.7496 / 2°44'58"W

OS Eastings: 349448

OS Northings: 312161

OS Grid: SJ494121

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2PRK

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.Q8WT

Plus Code: 9C4VP732+V5

Entry Name: Memorial Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 19 September 1972

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458055

ID on this website: 101254822

Location: Coleham, Shropshire, SY1

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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653-1/15/575 Memorial Drinking Fountain
(Formerly Listed as:
Drinking fountain obelisk off St
Julian's Friars)


Drinking fountain obelisk. Stone. Dated 1874. Obelisk with
stiff-leaf bands raised on high square plinth with gablets
over each projecting fountain basin, and stiff-leaf and lotus
flower panels. Inscription records that it was erected to the
memory of William Jones Clement, surgeon "by his friends and
fellow townsmen in grateful recognition of his enlightened
public spirit, consummate professional skill and active
private benevolence." Bust of Clement in medallion on opposite
face. The obelisk was originally erected outside the station.

Listing NGR: SJ4944812161

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