FOUNTAIN IN CLOISTER GARTH AT NEWSTEAD ABBEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1236816
Date first listed:
13-Oct-1966
Statutory Address:
FOUNTAIN IN CLOISTER GARTH AT NEWSTEAD ABBEY

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Location

Statutory Address:
FOUNTAIN IN CLOISTER GARTH AT NEWSTEAD ABBEY

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

County:
Nottinghamshire
District:
Gedling (District Authority)
Parish:
Newstead
National Grid Reference:
SK 54182 53767

Details

NEWSTEAD NEWSTEAD PARK SK 55 SW 1/102 Fountain in Cloister Garth at Newstead Abbey 13.10.66 G.V. II

Fountain. C16. Removed and restored 1720. Re-sited early C19. Ashlar. Chamfered plinth, moulded string course, traceried band, crenellated parapet. 2 stages. Octagonal plan. Set in round pool with moulded coping. Lower stage has scalloped round headed niches. Those to east and west have round basins with lion mask spouts. Parapet has remains of 8 animal figures forming buttresses to smaller upper stage. Moulded rim has to south east, tablet inscribed 'LB' and on opposite side, tablet inscribed '1720 W.B.'. Upper stage has nodal shafts and lozenge band. Crocketed parapet has remains of 7 grotesque animal and 2 human figures.

Listing NGR: SK5418253767

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
425357
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 33 Nottinghamshire,

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: 08 Sep 1999
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