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Listed Building: PILLAR FOUNTAIN 10 METRES WEST OF NO 76 (1253064)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 1259, 4, 10004
Date assigned Wednesday, April 28, 1993
Date last amended


TICKNALL MAIN STREET SK 32 SE 1259-/4/10004 Pillar Fountain 10 metres west of No 76 GV II Pillar fountain. Manufactured by Glenfield and Kennedy Ltd of Kilmarnock. Erected 1914 at the instructioinof Sir Vauncey Harpur-Crewe of Calke Abbey. Fluted cast iron cylindrical column, with moulded domed top, incorporating tap lever handle, Lion mask surround to tap outlet, and integral bucket platform to base. The design, apparently of the late C19 date is referred to as Kennedy's patent, self closing, anti-freezing Pillar fountain. The fountain forms part of a fresh water supply system for the village of Ticknall, (itself part of the Harpur-Crewe estate), of which 16 other examples (q.v.) survive. The fountains were served by gravity from a reservoirfilled with water drawn from a well by wind-pump. Listing NGR: SK3551924010

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Grid reference SK 3551 2401 (point)
Map sheet SK32SE

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