Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain


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


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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.

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


SU 7173 SW 2/562

READING St Mary's Butts Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain


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


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

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Date: 31 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10447/03
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