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Drinking Fountain, Stansted Mountfichet, Essex, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Assisted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bill&ben
N 51° 54.230 E 000° 11.596
31U E 306922 N 5754065
Quick Description: A magnificent grade 2 listed drinking fountain is located in Chapel Hill, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/13/2012 7:04:51 AM
Waymark Code: WME7AM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 4
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 Drinking Fountain, Stansted Mountfichet, Essex, UK - posted by bill&ben

Long Description:
The drinking fountain stands at a major road junction in Stansted Mountfichet. The structure dates to circa 1871 and stands on a stepped platform. The whole structure is made of cast iron and is highly ornamented. The canopy is supported on four iron columns and is highly pierced and topped with a finial.

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 413320

The Listed Buildings website indicates the following:

Drinking Fountain
TL 5025 46/865 9.1.76

Late 19th century cast iron drinking fountain under a cast iron domed ornamented canopy with semi-circular arches on cast iron columns. The fountain is raised on a stepped platform with 3 steps. Circa 1871.

Listing NGR: TL5097725070
Property page on English Heritage website: [Web Link]

I am an English Heritage Member: no

Property Address:
Silver Street 5222 Stansted Mountfitchet Uttlesford, Essex

Property maintained by:: English Heritage

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