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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
Plus Code: 9C3WVGF9+FG
Entry Name: Fountain
Listing Date: 18 May 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283841
English Heritage Legacy ID: 254229
Location: Charlbury, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7
District: West 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
SP3519 PLAYING CLOSE
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
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