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Charles Mccheane Drinking Fountain at Junction of Western Parade

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7879 / 50°47'16"N

Longitude: -1.0951 / 1°5'42"W

OS Eastings: 463884

OS Northings: 99093

OS Grid: SZ638990

Mapcode National: GBR VQD.PL

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L0.96C

Plus Code: 9C2WQWQ3+5X

Entry Name: Charles Mccheane Drinking Fountain at Junction of Western Parade

Listing Date: 18 March 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475145

Location: Southsea Common, Portsmouth, PO5

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Jude

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Portsmouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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774-1/12/411 (South side)
Charles McCheane Drinking Fountain
at Junction of Western Parade


Monument. 1889 restored 1977. Stone. Drinking fountain with 2
opposed water points and 4 basins with chained iron cups.
Inscription reads "To the memory of Charles E McCheane who
died November 2nd 1888. This fountain was erected November
1889 by a few of his friends belonging to the Royal Portsmouth
Corinthian Yacht Club of which he was a founder in the year
1880". Bronze plaque reads:- "This fountain was restored by
the residents of Castle Road area and the Portsmouth City
Council to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of H.M. Queen
Elizabeth II 1952-77".

Listing NGR: SZ6425599150

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