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23 April 2014

1899 – Jubilee Fountain, Charlbury, Oxfordshire

Architect: A.R. Gough This grand fountain celebrates Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897 and the provision of the town water supply in the previous year. “This fountain has been erected principally as a...

09 February 2014

1871 – Proposed Drinking Fountain, Smithfield, London

Architect: Francis Butler Published in The Architect, June 10 1871.

18 December 2013

1308 – Old City Conduit, James St., Dublin

A former water fountain or conduit constructed in the James Street area of Dublin. In 1244, the Dodder river was diverted at Firhouse and a canal known as the city watercourse was built...

17 December 2013

1790 – Fountain, James St., Dublin

Architect: Francis Sandys An obelisk with 4 sundials with a drinking fountain at its base, built in 1790 by the Duke of Rutland, the Lord Lieutenant. The architect Francis Sandys was responsible for...

15 November 2013

1884 – Frazer Memorial Fountain, Sydney, Australia

Architect: Thomas Sapsford Donated to the City of Sydney by the Hon. John Frazer, MLC (1827-84), a merchant, company director and philanthropist. In 1881 Frazer agreed to finance the design and erection of...

05 April 2011

1886 – Beagley Memorial Fountain, St. Leonards on Sea, Sussex

Architect: Phillip H. Tree Published in The Building News, June 8th 1888.

25 February 2011

1860 – Drinking Fountain, St. Georges Colegate, Norwich, Norfolk

Architect: Benest & Newson Published in The Builder, December 1st 1860. “This fountain is executed in Portland Stone, except the basin, which is in veined marble, supported on an octagon pedestal, and lying...

09 June 2010

1905 – Sheehan Memorial, Burgh Quay, Dublin

Architect: W.P. O’Neill A memorial to a member of the Dublin Metropolitan Police who died near here while on duty. Just around the corner was the headquarters of the DMP. Incorporated a fountain....

30 September 2009

1876 – Rossmore Memorial, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: E.J. Tarver The Rossmore Memorial in the Diamond was possibly designed by E.J. Tarver as a memorial to the 4th Baron Rossmore who died after a hunting accident at Windsor Castle in...

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