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DRINKING FOUNTAIN

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

List entry Number: 1134624

Location

DRINKING FOUNTAIN, MARKET PLACE

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

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 340980

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 22 SW 4/74

HECKMONDWIKE UD MARKET PLACE Drinking Fountain

II

Drinking fountain, dated 1863, with clock tower. Square ashlar base with diagonal buttressing with alternative red and grey granite panels and 2 red granite drinking bowls. Surmounting the buttresses are scrolls with carved foliage supporting figure heads. Shallow pediments over panels. On 2 opposing faces are figure heads with wreath, and on other 2 opposing faces is carved red granite plaque: THIS FOUNTAIN WAS ERECTED BY VOLUNTARY SUBSCRIPTION OF THE INHABITANTS OF HECKMONDWIKE AS A TOKEN OF THEIR LOYALTY AND TO COMMEMORATE THE MARRIAGE OF H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES WITH H.R.H. THE PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF DENMARK. MARCH l0th 1863.

Surmounting the fountain is square iron clock tower with lamp.

Iron railings with ornamental heads surround the fountain.

Inportant town centre site.

Listing NGR: SE2157923452

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National Grid Reference: SE2157923452

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