Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1113571
Date first listed:
14-Dec-1978
Statutory Address:
Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain, St Mary's Butts, Reading

Map

Ordnance survey map of Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain
© Crown Copyright and database right 2019. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2019. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1113571.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 22-Nov-2019 at 07:05:12.

Location

Statutory Address:
Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain, St Mary's Butts, Reading

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

District:
Reading (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 71369 73303

Details

SU 7173 SW 2/562

READING St Mary's Butts Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain

II

1887. Designed by G.W. Webb. Portland stone. Ashlar with polished granite columns and red sandstone bands. Oval three stage fountain. Large lower basin (now flower beds) and drinking bowls. Colonnaded drum with inscribed frieze. Smaller drum over with canopied oval cone supporting single columns capped by griffins and further capped by crown. Water formerly spouted from the top and from the gargoyles' mouths. A typical Victorian amalgam of forms and conceits.

Listing NGR: SU7136973303

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
39151
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 31 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10447/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Lucy Cant. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].