Memorial Fountain and Troughs

  • Description

    "A Grade II listed structure. The listing says ... "Drinking fountain and troughs, alongside road, dated 1873. Dressed sandstone. Lion mask water spout in trefoil-headed niche under ornamented gable with 3 roundels bearing initials: "M.L.C.", "M.G.M.", and "K.L.M." Semicircular basin on foliate stem flanked by semicircular troughs and curved walls bearing long inscription now partly illegible. Round end piers have crenellated caps holding ball finials. Leaning rectangular glinters beyond ends. 2 mid C20 concrete steps lead up to drinking fountain. Erected 1873 to memory of the Rev. Dr. Morehead and Margaret his wife, by five sisters, their grandaughters."" Photo by Mick Garratt, 2015.
  • Owner

    Mick Garratt
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 2 months ago
    Viewed: 392 times
    Picture Taken: 2015-03-05
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