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Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain

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A drinking fountain with railings, a stone pylon with gable top and corner acroteria. A marble bowl is attached to the north side with a bronze lion's head spout above and step with plinth inscribed. Iron railings approximately 5 feet high extend to the east and west, encircling the fountain on the south side. The railings to the north sit upon a rubblestone plinth and extend approximately 20 feet across the front of the fountain.
Title

Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain

Date

1877

Medium

stone

Accession number

KT10_CFP_S010

Acquisition method

gifted by Her Majesty Queen Victoria

Work type

Water fountain, trough or pump

Owner

Elmbridge Borough Council

Custodian

Elmbridge Borough Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Listing date

16/11/84

Access

at all times

Access note

care needed crossing to middle of road, light controls

Inscription description

inscribed in Granite: Presented to the Parish of Esher by Queen Victoria 1877; plaque: THIS FOUNTAIN OCCUPIES THE / SITE OF A PUMP GIVEN TO THE / VILLAGE BY THE MUNIFICENCE / OF H.R.H., THE COMPTE DE PARIS / ON HIS MARRIAGE WITH THE / INFANTA OF SPAIN . AD.1864 / IN THE YEAR 1876, THE WATER / SUPPLIED BY THE PUMP WAS / DECLARED BY THE SANITARY / AUTHORITY TO BE IMPURE AND / UNFIT FOR USE AND THE PUMP / WAS SUBSEQUENTLY REMOVED.

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Located at

Church Street / High Street, Surrey

KT10 9QS

Part of a grassed area / road island.