Newcastle Walk: Rutherford Memorial, with 28 Bigg Market behind

  • Description" > Drinking fountain. Dated 1894; resited from St. Nicholas Square in early C20. Erected by the Band of Hope Union in memory of J. H. Rutherford. Sandstone steps; red sandstone fountain with pink granite basin. Octagonal. Renaissance style. Panelled plinth supports nosed octagonal basin with moulded, fluted pedestal to tall central column. Taps, fittings removed, in pedimented panels with inscription on entablature. Inscriptions JHR and WATER IS BEST on shields in panels.
  • Owner

    Pete Reed
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 7 years, 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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