Drinking Fountain

31 Mar 2004
Drinking Fountain, Ipswich, Suffolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

The following building shall be added

IPSWICH TM1645 CHRISTCHURCH PARK 642-0/7/10047 Drinking Fountain


Drinking fountain. 1862. Signed by F Arrow. The gift of John Brett. Stone over brick core. Stepped plinth with inscription recording gift on north side. Square-section structure with its base elaborated by one projecting bow to each face.

Superstructure stepped back by moulded rebates. Main part has rebated corners fitted with annulated columns with stiff-leaf capitals and each main side has a central arched recess. In recesses are wrought-iron scrollwork and fountain taps, only one of which is in place (replaced C20). Roundels and square mouldings in frieze. Cornice with stylised waterleaf.

Surmounted by an obelisk finial in centre with corner finials below, the latter separated by giant anthemions.

Listing NGR: TM1618545327


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0865 IOE Records taken by Stuart Grimwade; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Stuart Grimwade. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Grimwade, Stuart

Rights Holder: Grimwade, Stuart


Brick, Stone, Wrought Iron, Victorian Drinking Fountain, Water Supply And Drainage, Fountain, Water Supply Site