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SAMUEL TURNER MEMORIAL DRINKING FOUNTAIN

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: SAMUEL TURNER MEMORIAL DRINKING FOUNTAIN

List entry Number: 1257899

Location

SAMUEL TURNER MEMORIAL DRINKING FOUNTAIN, THE CRESCENT

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

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463337

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History

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Details

BUXTON

SK0573NE THE CRESCENT 616-1/3/87 (South East side) Samuel Turner Memorial Drinking Fountain

GV II

Drinking fountain surmounted by a lamp. 1878, restored late C20. Ashlar with cast-iron lamp. 4 step octagonal ashlar base, with square ashlar drinking fountain above. Each face has a chamfered animal drinking bowl with rusticated round arch, keystone and plain flanking pilasters. Above a moulded round arch between Ionic pilasters topped by a segmental pediment, with a marble bowl fed by water from a carved ashlar lions head. North-east face inscribed 1878/ ERECTED/ BY PUBLIC SUBSCRIPTION/ AS A MEMORIAL OF/ SAMUEL TURNER/ WHO DIED OCT 4 1876. AGED 73 YEARS, south-east inscribed TREASURER TO THE/ DEVONSHIRE HOSPITAL AND/ BUXTON BATH CHARITY/ AND A MEMBER OF/ THE BUXTON LOCAL BOARD, south-west inscribed CHURCHWARDEN/ OF THE PARISH/ DURING FORTY THREE YEARS and north-west inscribed A NATIVE OF BUXTON/ AN ACTIVE AND USEFUL TOWNSMAN/ A GOOD NEIGHBOUR/ AND A KIND FRIEND. Topped by an ashlar dome with a very ornate iron standard supporting a large octagonal lantern.

Listing NGR: SK0586873558

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National Grid Reference: SK 05868 73558

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