2020

SD2273 : Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Drinking Fountain

taken 4 years ago, near to Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, England

Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Drinking Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Drinking Fountain
Erected in the market place in 1887 to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. The rear roundel depicts Queen Victoria and the fountain is inscribed 'ERECTED IN MEMORY OF HER MAJESTYS DIAMOND JUBILEE' above the motto 'KEEP THE PAVEMENT DRY'. Now being used to house bedding plants.

Grade II-listed (LinkExternal link Historic England List Entry Number: 1197833)

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Historic England List Entry Number [6] · Drinking Fountain [2] ·
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SD2273, 55 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
David Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 27 August, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 September, 2020
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 226 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.3362N 3:11.1651W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 226 739
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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