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

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

List entry Number: 1139667

Location

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

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

County:

District: Redcar and Cleveland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Loftus

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 60185

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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.

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: NZ7231918192

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