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© Mr Trevor Defferd

IoE Number: 135703
Location: DRINKING FOUNTAIN, ASYLUM GREEN
  SOUTHAMPTON, SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE
Photographer: Mr Trevor Defferd
Date Photographed: 01 August 2004
Date listed: 08 October 1981
Date of last amendment: 08 October 1981
Grade II

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1.ASYLUM GREEN5239Drinking FountainSU 4212 2/9

1. ASYLUM GREEN 5239 Drinking Fountain SU 4212 2/9 II 2. Dated 1865. A large stone drinking fountain about 15 ft high on 3 stone steps. Square-shaped fountain on rusticated base surmounted by dome and cross. Each face has pediments with acroteria medallions and engaged Corinthian columns. Four semi-circular stone drinking bowls, like stoups, 2 having bronze lions head masks. Four oval relief panels. At one side is a stone animal drinking trough. This was given to the town by Councillor John Ransom and bears the inscription "Drink but waste not".

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