Drinking Fountain on north west corner, Lincoln's Inn Fields - Camden

Stone gabled drinking fountain with a semi-circular basin on a half pedestal. Erected in 1861, restored circa 1992, and inscribed "The Fear of the Lord is a Fountain of Life". An early public drinking fountain erected at the time when the St Giles's parish wells were polluted and when Lincoln's Inn Fields was being restored and renovated. The fountain is not functioning and has a plaque and rear maintenance panel missing. The Local Authority is working towards a repair scheme.

Drinking Fountain on north west corner, Lincoln's Inn Fields - Camden
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    GOTHIC DRINKING FOUNTAIN ON NORTH WEST CORNER
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number:
    1379337
    Local Planning Authority:
    Camden
    Site Type:
    Health and welfare

Location

    Building Name:
    Drinking Fountain on north west corner
    Street Name:
    LINCOLNS INN FIELDS
    County:
    Greater London
    District / Borough:
    Camden
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Holborn and St. Pancras
    Region:
    London

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Ownership:
    Local authority
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II, RPG grade II, CA