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Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough on Northern Edge of Quomps Recreation Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Christchurch, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7315 / 50°43'53"N

Longitude: -1.7789 / 1°46'43"W

OS Eastings: 415701

OS Northings: 92457

OS Grid: SZ157924

Mapcode National: GBR 55J.12H

Mapcode Global: FRA 7754.LT6

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough on Northern Edge of Quomps Recreation Ground

Listing Date: 12 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101634

Location: Christchurch, Dorset, BH23

County: Dorset

District: Christchurch

Town: Christchurch

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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