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Drinking fountain and cattle trough

A Grade II Listed Building in Christchurch, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.736 / 50°44'9"N

Longitude: -1.7793 / 1°46'45"W

OS Eastings: 415667

OS Northings: 92956

OS Grid: SZ156929

Mapcode National: GBR 55B.LZP

Mapcode Global: FRA 7754.DLT

Entry Name: Drinking fountain and cattle trough

Listing Date: 12 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101634

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset, BH23

County: Dorset

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: Christchurch

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Christchurch Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

1. (South Side)
Drinking fountain and
cattle trough on northern
edge of Quomps Recreation Ground
SZ 1592 1A/441


Circa 1900. Pink granite cattle trough on stone end blocks with heart shaped niches in each. Below, 3 smaller troughs for cats and dogs hollowed out from plinth. Short round column of drinking fountain rises at west end from square base. Basin with inscription above, commemorating Samuel Bemister, 7 times Mayor of Christchurch.

Listing NGR: SZ1570192457

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

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