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Drinking Fountain to W of St Woolos' Cathedral

A Grade II Listed Building in Stow Hill, Newport

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Latitude: 51.5828 / 51°34'57"N

Longitude: -3.0003 / 3°0'1"W

OS Eastings: 330787

OS Northings: 187575

OS Grid: ST307875

Mapcode National: GBR J5.CJ0N

Mapcode Global: VH7BC.YH70

Plus Code: 9C3RHXMX+4V

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain to W of St Woolos' Cathedral

Listing Date: 2 May 1980

Last Amended: 31 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 3019

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

ID on this website: 300003019

Location: About 50m W of Lychgate at St Woolos'.

County: Newport

Community: Stow Hill

Community: Stow Hill

Built-Up Area: Newport

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

Tagged with: Fountain

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Erected in 1913 near entrance to Belle Vue Park; moved to this site in 1996.


Elaborate drinking fountain in polychrome glazed tile work. Square base in black and green supports urn with brass taps. On base, 4 grey twisted columns supports canopy with pediment to all 4 sides; surmounted by ball finial. Inscription records, "Presented by a former President to the Town of Newport in the name of The British Women’s Temperance Association".

Reasons for Listing

Well designed drinking fountain in unusual building materials. Group value with nearby listed buildings.

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