List number: 1327148
List grade: 2
Grid ref: NY2549148386

Moore Memorial Fountain, Wigton


The Moore Memorial is an iconic feature of Wigton, built on the site of an earlier market cross. It is inscribed: "THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY GEORGE MOORE OF WHITEHALL, HIGH SHERIFF OF CUMBERLAND AD 1872, IN LOVING MEMORY OF HIS WIFE, ELIZA, WHO DIED ON THE 4TH OF DECEMBER, 1858". In 2004 the memorial was restored the Solway Historical Society. The memorial is Grade II listed.

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George Moore Memorial Fountain, Wigton

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Campaign against memorial move in Wigton
- BBC 12 January 2011. "A campaign has been launched against proposals to move a memorial fountain in a Cumbrian town centre. Cumbria County Council has suggested the move due to ...

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MOORE MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN - Wigton - List Entry
- "Drinking fountain memorial. 1872-3 by J.T. Knowles with panels by Thomas Woolner; inscribed THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY GEORGE MOORE OF WHITEHALL, HIGH SHERIFF OF CUMBERLAND AD 1872, IN ...

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