Tyne and Wear HER(5217): Newcastle, Bigg Market, Rutherford Memorial Fountain

  • Description

    "Drinking fountain. Dated 1894; resited from St. Nicholas Square in early 20th century. 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...."
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    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/5217
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 11 months ago
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