SJ8688 : Memorial Fountain, Queens Gardens

taken 6 years ago, near to Cheadle, Stockport, Great Britain

Memorial Fountain, Queens Gardens
Memorial Fountain, Queens Gardens

Water fountain and octagonal drinking trough with the inscription - 'Robert Ockleston died 1888, memorial erected 1889'. Ockleston was a notable Cheadle doctor. The fountain is sandstone, polished granite and cast iron. A circular polished granite column rises from an elaborate base and has enriched capital with inscription and heraldic shields. A weather vane is situated on top formerly with four light pendants. The memorial formerly stood at the centre of Cheadle Green. Listed Grade II.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 31 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Date (from Tags)
1889  1888 
Person (from Tags)
Robert Ockleston 
Place (from Tags)
Cheadle (Cheshire) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8608 8872 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.7075N 2:12.6477W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8608 8873
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Grade II Listed Structure  Weather Vane  Memorial Drinking Fountain  Memorial Fountain  Fountain 

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