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

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
QUEEN VICTORIA JUBILEE FOUNTAIN, ST MARY'S BUTTS

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

ST MARY'S BUTTS 1. 5128

Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain SU 7173 SW 2/562 II 2. 1887. Designed by G. W. Webb. Portland stone. Ashlar with polished granite columns and red sandstone bands. Oval 3 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.

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