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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.


List entry Number: 1138426



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


District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Davenham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 57309

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SJ 67 SE 6602 7071 2/30


II Fountain and canopy. Late C19. Yellow sandstone ashlar. Square fountain canopy set in triangular surround. Low outer walling originally supporting railings and forming triangular surround with central opening to north west and cobble sets as paving. Eastern front of canopy: square corner piers with roll moulds to corners and moulded bases and with capital formed by the splaying outwards of the columns at their tops. Shaped archway above set in gable which has an inscription above the arch reading IN:MEMORY of JOHN:HOSKEN:HARPER:ESQ OF:DAVENHAM:HALL. Crow-steps behind gable. Octagonal shaft to spire above with coat of arms and band of fig leaf ornament at top, gablets to all sides behind which rises the octagonal spirelet. Octagonal basin to fountain with fountainhead of lions head with spout in mouth on circular moulded shaft. Western side, similar to Eastern front with inscription reading HE:WAS:A:FATHER:TO:THE:POOR:AND:THE:CAUSE: WHICH:HE:KNEW:NOT:HE:SEARCHED:OUT:JOB CH.29V.16.

Listing NGR: SJ 66033 70721

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National Grid Reference: SJ6603370721


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