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The Brindley Memorial Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Wormhill, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2651 / 53°15'54"N

Longitude: -1.8172 / 1°49'2"W

OS Eastings: 412286

OS Northings: 374250

OS Grid: SK122742

Mapcode National: GBR HZRP.C8

Mapcode Global: WHCCZ.16X7

Plus Code: 9C5W758M+24

Entry Name: The Brindley Memorial Fountain

Listing Date: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82333

Location: Wormhill, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Wormhill

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Tideswell St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Description

SK 17 SW PARISH OF WORMHILL
5/61 The Brindley Memorial
Fountain

II

Village fountain and water troughs. Dated 1875. Ashlar gritstone. Gabled fountain
head with carved copings, incorporating seating and set within a half-landing
amidst two flights of stone steps, the upper part a single flight, the lower
steps in two parallel flights either wide of the fountain head, all with low
railings and three stone troughs above a stone setted approach to the fountain
from the east. The west face of the fountain head is inscribed '1875. IN MEMORY
OF JAMES BRINDLEY CIVIL ENGINEER. BORN IN THIS PARISH" Brindley, the pioneer
canal engineer, was born in the nearby hamlet of Tunstead.


Listing NGR: SK1228674250

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