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FOUNTAIN, 160 METRES WEST OF BIDDICK HALL

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: FOUNTAIN, 160 METRES WEST OF BIDDICK HALL

List entry Number: 1120992

Location

FOUNTAIN, 160 METRES WEST OF BIDDICK HALL

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bournmoor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 109363

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BOURNMOOR LAMBTON PARK NZ 35 SW 5/17 Inset Fountain, 160 metres west of Biddick Hall II

Garden fountain. Probably assembled in late C19, incorporating early C18 fragments. Carved stone. Baroque style.

Tall fountain, in centre of circular stone basin, in 4 sections: late C19 octagonal-plan pedestal, with vermiculate rustication, on rock-faced plinth; probably early C18 boldly-carved Baroque base with sea-monsters, fish and shells etc; probably early C18 wide, shallow shell bowl with deeply-scalloped rim; possibly C18 crowning feature with carved stone pelicans and foliage.

Listing NGR: NZ3124052789

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National Grid Reference: NZ 31240 52789

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