MHG17063 - Jubilee Fountain, Fountain Square, Brora

Summary

Fountain commemmorating Queen Victoria's Jubilee.

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  • FOUNTAIN (Built, 19th Century - 1897 AD to 1897 AD)

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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>

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Location

Grid reference Centred NC 9048 0394 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NC90SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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