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Latitude: 51.8984 / 51°53'54"N
Longitude: -2.0784 / 2°4'42"W
OS Eastings: 394699
OS Northings: 222208
OS Grid: SO946222
Mapcode National: GBR 2M4.WX1
Mapcode Global: VH947.XKL1
Entry Name: Neptune Fountain Approximately 100 Metres South West of Main Entrance to Municipal Offices
Listing Date: 8 January 1982
Last Amended: 26 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387696
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475682
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50
Electoral Ward/Division: Lansdown
Built-Up Area: Cheltenham
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cheltenham, St Mary with St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
630-1/13/764 (North West side)
08/01/82 Neptune Fountain approximately 100m
SW of main entrance to Municipal
(Formerly Listed as:
Neptune Fountain about 100 yds SW
from main entrance to Municipal
Fountain and statues. Inaugurated 1893. Designed by Joseph
Hall, the Borough Engineer and executed by RL Boulton and
Sons, Cheltenham. Portland stone, overpainted. Neptune drawn
by 4 sea-horses, flanked by tritons blowing conches. Set on
ranged oval base encircled by shallow steps leading to pool.
Enclosed by stone balustrade with carved urns. Based on Rome's
HISTORICAL NOTE: The Promenade was laid out in 1818 as a
tree-lined avenue connecting the Colonnade in the High Street
to the Sherborne Spa (on the site of the Queen's Hotel) (qv).
(The Buildings of England: Verey D: Gloucestershire: The Vale
and The Forest of Dean: London: 1970-: 146; Sampson A and
Blake S: A Cheltenham Companion: Cheltenham: 1993-: 87,120).
Listing NGR: SO9469922208
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