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A Grade II Listed Building in Charlbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8736 / 51°52'25"N

Longitude: -1.4812 / 1°28'52"W

OS Eastings: 435814

OS Northings: 219578

OS Grid: SP358195

Mapcode National: GBR 6TM.JBG

Mapcode Global: VHBZP.85TH

Entry Name: Fountain

Listing Date: 18 May 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254229

Location: Charlbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Charlbury

Built-Up Area: Charlbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Charlbury with Shorthampton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

5/87 (North-West side)

Fountain. 1897 by John Kibble. Ashlar. Jacobethan style; octagonal
plan. Plinth with round half columns supports arcade of rounded arches
with moulded imposts and keyblocks. VR and inscription on entablature
under moulded cornice with circles in pediments, one mounted by crowns.
Central cupola in form of a crown has ball finial. Inscription records
that the fountain was presented by Harvey du Cros of Cornbury Park to
commemorate the visit of Queen Victoria in 1886, the provision of piped
water in the town in 1896 and the Diamond Jubilee in 1897. VCH
Oxfordshire 10 (1972), 131-132.

Listing NGR: SP3581319580

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

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