Memorial Fountain, Market Square, Wigton

  • Description

    "In the market place is an elaborate 19th Century fountain erected in 1872 by George Moore of Whitehall in Mealsgate, in memory of his wife. It is built of granite, and features four fine bronze relief of the Acts of Mercy by the Pre-Raphaelite sculptor Thomas Woolner. On the north side is 'Visiting the Afflicted', the east illustrates 'Clothing the Naked', the south has 'Instructing the Ignorant', and the west side has 'Feeding the Hungry'." Photo by Alexander P Kapp, 2008.
  • Owner

    Alexander P Kapp
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 9 months ago
    Viewed: 235 times
    Picture Taken: 2008-04-17
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