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15324


N Tyneside


Whitley Bay, Northern Promenade, drinking fountain


Whitley Bay


NZ37SE


Water Supply and Drainage


Fountain


Drinking Fountain


Modern


C20


Structure


1937, Art Deco style. Set within a large stone-flagged recess. A hexagonal cast-iron pillar with a stepped top. A small basin is attached to the front panel with a small plaque: THIS FOUNTAIN WAS ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION OF T.M. KING GEORGE AND QUEEN ELIZABRTH MAY 12TH 1937.Large basins are attached to the left and right side panels and there is a pair of basins attached to the base for animals. The fountain is decorated with a variety of Art Deco motifs - chevrons, fluted motifs, waves. The fountain is attached to a brick wall.


3523


7324


NZ35237324



English Heritage (Designation), 10 September 2012, Consultation Report; English Heritage, 5 December 2012, Advice Report, List Entry Number 1410877

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