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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: DRAGON FOUNTAIN

List entry Number: 1312842

Location

DRAGON FOUNTAIN, SOUTHERN GARDEN TO EATON HALL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityEaton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Nov-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55288

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 4160 EATON C.P. SOUTHERN GARDEN TO EATON HALL

9/92 Dragon Fountain

GV II

Fountain Statuary, circa 1896, for 1st Duke of Westminster, tentatively attributed to Edwin Lutyens. Stone statuary. The dragon bears a bowl on his back, above which are 2 intertwined dolphins. The fountain and pool (q.v.) are the centrepiece of the south "Italian" garden. Country Life April 20th 1901 (photograph).

Listing NGR: SJ4139260588

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 20 April, (1901)
Other
Part 6 Cheshire,

National Grid Reference: SJ 41391 60588

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