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Cement Menagerie


The garden of Fountain House in Branxton is known as the "Cement Menagerie" because of the large number of sculptures, mainly of animals, created by John Fairnington. He started the garden after he retired, in 1961, at the age of 80 to entertain his son who suffered with cerebral palsy. 

Branxton
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Farmer & Collies, The Cement Menagerie, Branxton

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The Cement Menagerie, Branxton

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John Fairnington Garden

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Giraffes, The Cement Menagerie, Branxton

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Mounted Soldier, The Cement Menagerie, Branxton

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Shepherd and Sheep, The Cement Menagerie, Branxton

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500 years on .......

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The beasts of Branxton
- Andrew Yale, Independent 1996. "ountain House in Branxton, Northumberland, is trying hard to be normal. It is small and neat, pebble-dashed on the back gable end, with a short path ...

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Visitor book signing place, Cement Menagerie

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