GAS LANTERN, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND HORSE TROUGH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1056685

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1985

Statutory Address: GAS LANTERN, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND HORSE TROUGH, BROAD STREET

Statutory Address: GAS LANTERN, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND HORSE TROUGH, COW SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address: GAS LANTERN, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND HORSE TROUGH, BROAD STREET

Statutory Address: GAS LANTERN, DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND HORSE TROUGH, COW SQUARE

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Somerton

National Grid Reference: ST 49099 28657

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 262949

Legacy System: LBS

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