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Fountain in Pond Approximately 65 Metres South East of Derby Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392096

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

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

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Listing Text


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

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

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