Icon of Wigton

  • Description

    "The Moore Memorial Fountain, erected in 1872 by George Moore in memory of his first wife, Eliza. George Moore came from a modest background at Mealsgate near Wigton. He made his fortune in the manufacture of lace, donating much of it to charitable works. Detailed information about him can be seen here http://www.mealsgate.org.uk/george-moore.php . The fountain stands at a busy road junction [[2472063]] , but a recent suggestion by the Cumbria Highways department that it might be moved has met with considerable opposition from townspeople http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-12169901 ." Photo by Rose and Trev Clough, 2011.
  • Owner

    Rose and Trev Clough
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2472074
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 9 months ago
    Viewed: 193 times
    Picture Taken: 2011-06-14
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