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Latitude: 52.8454 / 52°50'43"N
Longitude: -3.1757 / 3°10'32"W
OS Eastings: 320913
OS Northings: 328189
OS Grid: SJ209281
Mapcode National: GBR 6Y.SWL5
Mapcode Global: WH78Q.6R01
Entry Name: Drinking Fountain in Llansilin village
Listing Date: 25 September 2003
Last Amended: 25 September 2003
Source ID: 81898
Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage
Location: At a fork in the road at the west side of High Street in Llansilin village, opposite the church.
Locality: Llansilin village
Traditional County: Denbighshire
A fountain erected in 1882 in memory of Walter Jones, surgeon, who was the son of the Rev. Walter Jones. It was fed from the Ffynnon Silin. Recently restored by local enthusiasts.
A drinking fountain and horse trough in brown sandstone in the form of a square pillar, about 2 m high, with a rounded and decorated pediment on each face and a ball finial on a large base. Recess at front with damaged bronze tap. Two-step plinth with small round water basin. Kerb and cobbled surround.
A good item of Victorian street furniture recalling the important campaign to bring clean water to village locations.
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