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DRINKING FOUNTAIN IN WALL TO SOUTH OF SUMMER HOUSE

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: DRINKING FOUNTAIN IN WALL TO SOUTH OF SUMMER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1057898

Location

DRINKING FOUNTAIN IN WALL TO SOUTH OF SUMMER HOUSE, LAMBROOK STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Glastonbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Mar-1974

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265960

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LAMBROOK STREET 1. 1133 (East Side) Drinking fountain in wall to south of Summer House ST 5039 6/189 II GV 2. Late C19. Neo-Romanesque. Ashlar with polished red marble columns. Triangular gablet over blind round-headed arch of 2 orders with chevron enrichment. Outer order is supported by 2 marble columns with ashlar capitals, annulets and bases. The 3 exposed faces of capitals have lively carvings of hunting animals, dragons etc. The well inside the arch consists of a fluted marble basin in form of a Romanesque piscina, niche above contains brass outlet pipe. In apex of gablet is carved fishscale detail, a hand pointing to the right, and 'To the Tor' in a kind of Gothic script. Summer House and Drinking fountain. Nos 86 to 90 (even) High Street, Nos 2 and 4 Bove Town form a group.

Listing NGR: ST5027639011

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National Grid Reference: ST 50276 39011

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