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THE POYNDER FOUNTAIN

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE POYNDER FOUNTAIN

List entry Number: 1022789

Location

THE POYNDER FOUNTAIN, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Box

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jul-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 317028

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST 8268 BOX HIGH STREET

3/165 The Poynder Fountain

GV II

Drinking fountain, dated 1878, ashlar with pink granite column shafts and grey granite base with bowl to front and trough to rear. Ornate Gothic structure with ashlar crocketted Gothic gable to front and rear carried on 2 ashlar piers rising from the grey granite base paired with outer pink granite piers rising from ground level. Narrow pierced side openings with small gable. Centre front gable is pierced by pointed arch, richly carved with Poynder arms in apex. Rear similar arch is infilled by open 2 arch screen with cusping and cusped trefoil over. Granite centre and side shafts, centre capital is bronze with griffin water spouts at angles. Rear inscription recording W.H. Poynder of Hartham Park as donor of fountain and Col. Northey as donor of the spring and site. Formerly surrounded by ornate iron railings, of which the stone plinth survives.

Listing NGR: ST8257668518

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National Grid Reference: ST 82576 68518

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