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Drinking Fountain North of Main Drive, Parallel with Railway

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.771 / 53°46'15"N

Longitude: -2.7339 / 2°44'2"W

OS Eastings: 351723

OS Northings: 430762

OS Grid: SD517307

Mapcode National: GBR T4M.YG

Mapcode Global: WH85L.ZG9Z

Plus Code: 9C5VQ7C8+9C

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain North of Main Drive, Parallel with Railway

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279793

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392047

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR2

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Ashton

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ashton-on-Ribble St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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941-1/1/163 Drinking Fountain north of main
27/09/79 drive, parallel with railway


Drinking fountain. 1911. Cast-iron open-work on stone base.
Gothic style. Four fluted columns, 4 moulded cusped arches
with ornamented spandrels and scrolled corners; domed roof
with griffons, ribs and coronet; roundels in the centre of
each side with pelican emblem in shields and inscriptions:
"Presented by Councillor W.G. Makinson
January 1911" and "Keep the pavement dry". Basin on composite
pedestal with fountain above.

Listing NGR: SD5172330762

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