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Drinking fountain and cattle trough

A Grade II Listed Building in Christchurch, Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole

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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

Plus Code: 9C2WP6PC+C7

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: Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole

District: Christchurch

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 24/04/2019

SZ 1592

Traffic island north of Fountain Roundabout
Drinking fountain and cattle trough

(Formerly listed as Drinking fountain and cattle trough on northern edge of Quomps Recreation Ground, ST MARGARETS AVENUE (south side))

Circa 1900. Pink granite cattle trough on stone end blocks with heart shaped niches in each. Below, three 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, seven times Mayor of Christchurch.

The drinking fountain and cattle trough was moved to its current location in about 1994

Listing NGR: SZ1566792956

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