DRINKING FOUNTAIN, TROUGH, WAR MEMORIAL, STEPS AND RAILINGS, SOUTH-EAST OF NO. 39

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1139667

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1987

Statutory Address: DRINKING FOUNTAIN, TROUGH, WAR MEMORIAL, STEPS AND RAILINGS, SOUTH-EAST OF NO. 39, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: DRINKING FOUNTAIN, TROUGH, WAR MEMORIAL, STEPS AND RAILINGS, SOUTH-EAST OF NO. 39, HIGH STREET

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

District: Redcar and Cleveland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Loftus

National Grid Reference: NZ7231918192

Summary

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History

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Details

LOFTUS HIGH STREET NZ 7218 (in middle of road), Loftus. 4/32 Drinking fountain, trough, war memorial, steps and railings, south-east of No. 39 - II Drinking fountain and trough, late c19; war memorial, steps and railings 1922 by W. Arrowsmith and B.J. Wormleighton. Dressed sandstone, steel, smooth Cornish granite war memorial and concrete steps. Crescent-plan retaining wall, with flat copings, ramped up to central semicircular-headed niche with vermiculate rusticated voussoirs. Iron lion-mask water spout fixed to mosaic panel in niche above segmental-plan trough. Metal lettering applied to wall above niche: "THESE LAID THE WORLD AWAY POURED OUT THE RED SWEET WINE OF YOUTH GAVE UP THE YEARS TO BE OF WORK AND JOY AND THAT UNHOPED SERENE THAT MEN CALL AGE". Railings, with stick balusters and metal wreath ornaments, on crescent wall and walls flanking the curved stairs leading up to memorial. Celtic cross on tapered shaft with chamfered square base and plinth. Metal wreath at base of south face of shaft. Metal plates bear names of fallen in 1914-18 war and in 1939-45 war. Names of designer and patron in metal lettering on base. Fountain disused at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ7231918192

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 10 August 2017.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 60185

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 10 August 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/251737
War Memorials Register, accessed 7 February 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/9527

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