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Maden Memorial Fountain in Stubbylee Park, C70 Metres South of Stubbylee Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bacup, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6923 / 53°41'32"N

Longitude: -2.2033 / 2°12'11"W

OS Eastings: 386672

OS Northings: 421780

OS Grid: SD866217

Mapcode National: GBR FT1R.S4

Mapcode Global: WHB8J.4G28

Plus Code: 9C5VMQRW+WM

Entry Name: Maden Memorial Fountain in Stubbylee Park, C70 Metres South of Stubbylee Hall

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361976

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185637

Location: Greensclough, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Greensclough

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bacup

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstead Holy Trinity with Bacup St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Description


SD 82 SE BACUP STUBBYLEE LANE

7/60 Maden Memorial Fountain
in Stubbylee Park, c. 70 metres
south of Stubbylee Hall
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GV II

Drinking fountain, dated 1912 on bronze plaque. Granite, with bronze
plaques. Set in centre of paved deck raised on 3 steps. Rectangular
plan, c.3 metres high, in heavy classical style. Plinth incorporating
semi-circular drinking bowls in centre of front and back, these flanked by
pedestals from which rise stumpy engaged Tuscan columns; pedimented
entablature with dentilled cornice. Narrow sides have pedestals with
scrolls on top. Decorations and inscriptions include bronze lion-head
spouts above bowls, a bronze relief portrait of Henry Maden on the north
side, and an inlaid lettered bronze plaque on the west side stating that
the fountain was erected by public subscription as a record of appreciation
of the generosity to the Borough of the Maden family (specifying some
of their gifts), dated September 7th 1912. (Removed from original site in
St. James's Street 1923.)


Listing NGR: SD8667221780

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