MOORE MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN - Wigton - List Entry

  • Description

    "Drinking fountain memorial. 1872-3 by J.T. Knowles with panels by Thomas Woolner; inscribed THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED BY GEORGE MOORE OF WHITEHALL, HIGH SHERIFF OF CUMBERLAND AD 1872, IN LOVING MEMORY OF HIS WIFE, ELIZA, WHO DIED ON THE 4TH OF DECEMBER, 1858. Polished Shap granite; aluminium bronze panels; gilt decoration. Square base with projecting fountain bowls on each face. Stepped plinth and square shaft, with panel on each face representing the Acts of Mercy, 340 separate castings by Messrs Hardman of Birmingham to designs by Woolner.....Cost £12,000. ..."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1327148
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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