DRINKING FOUNTAIN AT SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207233
Date first listed:
27-Sep-1979
Statutory Address:
DRINKING FOUNTAIN AT SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF PARK, AVENHAM PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
DRINKING FOUNTAIN AT SOUTH-EAST CORNER OF PARK, AVENHAM PARK

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Preston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 54070 28704

Details

PRESTON

SD5428NW AVENHAM PARK 941-1/14/9 (South East side) 27/09/79 Drinking fountain at south-east corner of park

GV II

Drinking fountain. Probably c.1865, altered. Sandstone. Coved recess in rock built into embankment. Round-headed arch with rusticated rock-faced surround including imposts and keystone. INTERIOR of smoothly dressed stone in 2 pieces separated by a band at impost level, with remains of water pipe protruding through the centre (fittings removed). History: was built on site of natural spring, but this dried up, and piped water was substituted in the 1880s.

Listing NGR: SD5407028704

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
391880
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 25 Lancashire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 06 Nov 2007
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