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GAS LANTERN, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND HORSE TROUGH

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: GAS LANTERN, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND HORSE TROUGH

List entry Number: 1056685

Location

GAS LANTERN, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND HORSE TROUGH, BROAD STREET
GAS LANTERN, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND HORSE TROUGH, COW SQUARE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Somerton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 262949

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST49NW SOMERTON CP BROAD STREET (West side) 9/144 Gas lantern, drinking fountain and horse trough -

GV II

Gas lantern, drinking fountain and horse trough. 1902. Cast iron, made in Coalbrookdale for T. C. Head, Ironmonger, of Somerton. Central square plan plinth with fluted corner pilasters having Egyptian knobbed tops, flanking semi-circular arched recesses which were fitted with lion's head waterspouts, with bowl to the drinking fountain on the east face; above, female sphinx-type figurines to central post which has ladder stops and then facetted glass globe lamp, the gas fittings still being in position; on north and south faces two horse troughs (planted June 1984), with end overflow bowls for dogs. Erected to commemorate the Coronation of King Edward VII, August 9th 1902. Unusual and well-preserved piece of street furniture.

Listing NGR: ST4910028658

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National Grid Reference: ST 49099 28657

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