MHG17063 - Jubilee Fountain, Fountain Square, Brora
Fountain commemmorating Queen Victoria's Jubilee.
Type and Period (1)
- FOUNTAIN (Built, 19th Century - 1897 AD to 1897 AD)
Dated 1897. Decoratively pierced small domed cast-iron canopy with round-headed cusped arches, supported by simple
column with moulded capitals. Circular medallions with raised, gilded bust of Queen Victoria in each face; short apex lamp standard now fitted with modern light. Circular shallow basin on low round pedestal, also cast-iron. Stands on low square stepped plinth with diminutive modern wall enclosing miniature garden.
Inscribed "Victoria Jubilee 1837-1897". <1>
Cast in Walter MacFarlane's famous Saracen Works in Glasgow. <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NC 9048 0394 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB593 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/111204 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
Comments and Feedback
Do you have any more information about this record? Please feel free to comment with information and photographs, or ask any questions, using the "Disqus" tool below. Comments are moderated, and we aim to respond/publish as soon as possible.