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Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9714 / 54°58'17"N

Longitude: -1.6147 / 1°36'52"W

OS Eastings: 424764

OS Northings: 564155

OS Grid: NZ247641

Mapcode National: GBR SP3.5F

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.59CP

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304411

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


20/614 Drinking fountain


Drinking fountain. Dated 1894; resited from St. Nicholas Square in early C20.
Erected by the Band of Hope Union in memory of J. H. Rutherford. Sandstone
steps; red sandstone fountain with pink granite basin. Octagonal. Renaissance
style. Panelled plinth supports nosed octagonal basin with moulded, fluted
pedestal to tall central column. Taps, fittings removed, in pedimented panels
with inscription on entablature. Inscriptions JHR and WATER IS BEST on shields
in panels.

Listing NGR: NZ2476464155

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

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