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Drinking Fountain at Junction with Boughton

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1918 / 53°11'30"N

Longitude: -2.8714 / 2°52'16"W

OS Eastings: 341877

OS Northings: 366435

OS Grid: SJ418664

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2YVN

Mapcode Global: WH88F.V1VD

Plus Code: 9C5V54RH+PF

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain at Junction with Boughton

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375953

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469932

Location: Cheshire West and Chester, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Boughton

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Description


CHESTER CITY (EM)

SJ4166 THE MOUNT
1932-1/6/199 (East side)
10/01/72 Drinking fountain at junction with
Boughton

GV II

Drinking fountain, now dry. 1872. Yellow sandstone. Hexagonal
with short spire. Gothic Revival. Alternate sides of hexagon
have fountains and inscribed panels: "PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF
CHESTER BY MISS HUMBLE OF VICARS CROSS IN MEMORY OF THE LATE
ED. HUMBLE AND THE... WHO RESIDED HERE : AND THEY BROUGHT TO
HIM ALSO INFANTS THAT HE WOULD TOUCH THEM BUT WHEN THE
DISCIPLES SAW IT THEY REBUKED THEM, BUT JESUS CALLED THEM UNTO
HIM AND SAID SUFFER LITTLE CHILDREN... : WHOSOEVER DRINKETH OF
THIS WATER SHALL THIRST BUT WHOSOEVER DRINKETH OF THE WATER

THAT GIVETH LIFE SHALL NEVER... BUT THE WATER THAT I SHALL
GIVE HIM... LIFE". Above the fountains, which have
semicircular basins of polished granite, is inscribed "BE
PITIFUL BE COURTEOUS : LOVE AS BRETHREN : BE YE OF ONE MIND".

Listing NGR: SJ4187766435

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