Gargoyles on Jubilee Fountain – Bury, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 35.278 W 002° 18.088
30U E 546239 N 5937906
Quick Description: This drinking fountain was erected to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria ascending to the throne of England. In 1897.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/10/2011 11:09:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMCHVR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Revbigjohn
Views: 4

Long Description:
There were separate peripheral basins for horses, dogs and humans, but these have since been removed and the fountain no longer works. It became a grade II listed building on 29th January 1985. The English Heritage listing reference is 135686.

The fountain has a balustraded canopy and on each corner there is a gargoyle to take water from the roof.
Water spout is used: yes

Condition: Lightly Weathered

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