FOUNTAIN

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138426

Date first listed: 12-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: FOUNTAIN, FOUNTAIN LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FOUNTAIN, FOUNTAIN LANE

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Davenham

National Grid Reference: SJ6603370721

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History

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Details

SJ 67 SE 6602 7071 2/30

DAVENHAM C.P, FOUNTAIN LANE Fountain

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 57309

Legacy System: LBS

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