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The Fountain and Basin

A Grade II Listed Building in Welton, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.7332 / 53°43'59"N

Longitude: -0.5489 / 0°32'55"W

OS Eastings: 495824

OS Northings: 427284

OS Grid: SE958272

Mapcode National: GBR STL8.ZH

Mapcode Global: WHGFN.JFVF

Plus Code: 9C5XPFM2+7C

Entry Name: The Fountain and Basin

Listing Date: 3 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1347032

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164835

Location: Welton, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU15

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Welton

Built-Up Area: Brough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Welton St Helen

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

SE 9527
9/77 The Fountain and Basin
Fountain. Dated in inscription 187- (last digit illegible). Ashlar.
Perpendicular style. Octagonal pier with string course and floral panels to
top, cornice ornamented with diaper work and brattishing and with grotesque
figures to each corner, (heads all missing). Frieze of shields beneath an
ogee cap with poppyhead finial. Beneath the string is an inscription in
a Gothic script "In memory of Anne Popple ad 1874. I will give (a) vow
God, that if (you have) a thirst, of the fountain of the water of life,
(drink) freely." Adjoining the fountain is a hollowed out stone, forming
part of the base: a spout, now missing, led water into the basin.

Listing NGR: SE9582427284

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

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