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Alderman Proctor's Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Clifton, City of Bristol

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Latitude: 51.462 / 51°27'43"N

Longitude: -2.6259 / 2°37'33"W

OS Eastings: 356613

OS Northings: 173851

OS Grid: ST566738

Mapcode National: GBR C1G.5S

Mapcode Global: VH88M.FJN3

Plus Code: 9C3VF96F+QJ

Entry Name: Alderman Proctor's Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 4 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280582

English Heritage Legacy ID: 379200

ID on this website: 101280582

Location: Durdham Down and Clifton Down, Clifton, Bristol, BS8

County: City of Bristol

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bristol

Church of England Parish: Clifton Christ Church with Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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901-1/1/741 (South West side)
04/03/77 Alderman Proctor's Drinking Fountain


Drinking fountain. 1872. By G and H Godwin. Limestone ashlar
and marble and sandstone details, Pennant plinth. Gothic
Revival style. A 3-sided spirelet on Pennant steps, with
2-stage buttresses to the corners containing round red
sandstone panels. Open 2-centre arches between have alternate
sandstone and limestone voussoirs, foliate intrados, pink
marble shafts, set in weathered gables with finials and carved
shield panels. 3-sided weathered spire has chamfered corners
and a finial. Vaulted over the 3-sided fountain and taps, with
a white marble surround. Commemorates the 1861 presentation of
the Downs to the City of Bristol by the Merchant Venturers.
Moved c1988.
(Crick C: Victorian Buildings in Bristol: Bristol: 1975-: 32).

Listing NGR: ST5661373851

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