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Latitude: 53.752 / 53°45'7"N
Longitude: -2.704 / 2°42'14"W
OS Eastings: 353678
OS Northings: 428630
OS Grid: SD536286
Mapcode National: GBR T97.BC
Mapcode Global: WH85M.FYMK
Entry Name: Fountain in Pond Approximately 65 Metres South East of Derby Monument
Listing Date: 27 September 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1279801
English Heritage Legacy ID: 392096
Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre
Built-Up Area: Preston
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Preston St John and St George the Martyr
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD5328NE MILLER PARK
941-1/13/208 Fountain in pond approx. 65m
27/09/79 south-east of Derby monument
Ornamental fountain in circular pond. Probably c.1865. Pond
approx. 20m in diameter, with moulded sandstone ashlar rim.
Fountain in the centre, of imitation stone and Longridge
stone, Greek cross plan; 2-step base channelled to represent
water-wear, and on this a large pedestal composed of 4 female
figures emblematic of Earth, Air, Fire, and Water, seated in
inverted brackets, the angles between them filled with a
shell, rush, and trident design, and the whole surmounted by a
large shell-like basin.
Listing NGR: SD5367828630
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