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Drinking Fountain at Corner of Clayton Road

A Grade II Listed Building in South Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9855 / 54°59'7"N

Longitude: -1.6129 / 1°36'46"W

OS Eastings: 424872

OS Northings: 565720

OS Grid: NZ248657

Mapcode National: GBR SPC.BZ

Mapcode Global: WHC3K.6Y7G

Plus Code: 9C6WX9PP+5V

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain at Corner of Clayton Road

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304587

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: South Jesmond

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Description

NZ 26 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREAT NORTH ROAD
(east side)
8/422
17/12/71 Drinking fountain at
corner of Clayton Road
(north side)
G.V. II
Drinking fountain. Circa 1901. Signed by Marshall and Tweedy, architects,
and W. Donaldson sculptor. In memory of W.D. Stephen, 1827-1901, mayor and
sheriff of Newcastle, promoter of maritime commerce and temperance and the welfare
of the poor. Erected by public subscription. Sandstone ashlar and pink granite
with bronze roundel; cast iron railings. Tall sandstone panel, with scrolled
date panel in broken pediment, has garlanded swags to-pediment and to flanking
high obelisks on deeply-moulded plinths. Low flat-coped walls at each side have
iron balustrades. Granite basin beneath inscription in main panel with round
plaque.


Listing NGR: NZ2487265720

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