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Public Water Fountain

A Grade II Listed Building in Guilsfield, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6964 / 52°41'47"N

Longitude: -3.1558 / 3°9'20"W

OS Eastings: 321989

OS Northings: 311598

OS Grid: SJ219115

Mapcode National: GBR 9Z.3CPY

Mapcode Global: WH79H.HHH6

Entry Name: Public Water Fountain

Listing Date: 22 February 1995

Last Amended: 22 February 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15784

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Located near the centre of Guilsfield, against the front wall of 'Smithy Orchard', close to the driveway to the Old Post Office.

County: Powys

Community: Guilsfield (Cegidfa)

Community: Guilsfield

Built-Up Area: Guilsfield

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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History

Fountain or hydrant of cast iron. C19, by Blakeborough.

Exterior

A short column with a moulded base and shaft terminating in a domed head with a fluted terminal, and having a turn cock at the right side and short spout at the front discharging over a cast iron gridded utensil footstand bolted to the column.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as one of two best preserved of the eight such fountains installed in Guilsfield.

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