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Public Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4389 / 54°26'20"N

Longitude: -0.64 / 0°38'24"W

OS Eastings: 488302

OS Northings: 505685

OS Grid: NZ883056

Mapcode National: GBR RKZ3.7J

Mapcode Global: WHGB4.4PHF

Entry Name: Public Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327542

Location: Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Eskdaleside (or Sleigts) St John

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 80 NE
4/69 Public drinking
- II
Public drinking fountain. 1856 incorporating lion's head of earlier date.
By John Allan of Hempsyke. Stone trough, sandstone rubble wall, marble
lion's head, brass cup and copper plaques. Water flows from lion's head
into large trough set into square-headed niche in wall approximately 1.75
metre high. Wall top shaped in centre between volutes, to encompass
semicircular inset panel, carved: A
Wall over niche contains three engraved plaques:-
Weary stranger Here you see This stream is pure as if from
An emblem of true Charity Heaven it ran
Richly my bounty I bestow And while I praise the Lord I'll
Made by a kindly hand to flow thank the man.
And I have fresh supplies from Heaven
For every cup of water given. Tramp 1861
John Allan
Hempsyke 1858 Man made the Trough
The water God bestows
Then praise His nine
From whom the blessing flows
John Allan
Hempsyke 1856

Listing NGR: NZ8830205685

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