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Christ Church Gardens Drinking Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwark, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5062 / 51°30'22"N

Longitude: -0.1057 / 0°6'20"W

OS Eastings: 531566

OS Northings: 180282

OS Grid: TQ315802

Mapcode National: GBR NG.F8

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.3DZQ

Entry Name: Christ Church Gardens Drinking Fountain

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470599

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Cathedrals

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Southwark Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3180 BLACKFRIARS ROAD
636-1/1/886 Christ Church Gardens Drinking
Fountain

II

Drinking fountain. 1900. Erected by the Metropolitan Public
Gardens association at the expense of John Passmore Edwards
the philanthropist, who also provided 3 other drinking
fountains in different parts of London. Chamfered square stone
base on plinth with sculptured bowl to one side and metal bowl
to the other. Central chamfered square stone feature with
pyramidal roof has copper inscription. 4 bracketed wooden
corner posts support conical tiled roof with elaborate copper
finial. The whole structure is set on an octagonal step. The
other drinking fountains which Passmore Edwards provided were
at Hoxton Square, Duncan Terrace, Islington and Leyton Square,
Camberwell, and were all completely different.

Listing NGR: TQ3156680282

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

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