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Description: Fountain in South East Corner of Public Garden
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 110658
OS Grid Reference: NZ2889714344
OS Grid Coordinates: 428897, 514344
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5236, -1.5550
1. (North Side)
Fountain in south-east
corner of Public Garden
NZ 2814 SE 8/39
Mid C19. Shallow terra-cotta bowl, with guilloche moulding below a scalloped
run and lotus leaf pattern on underside, rests on a stem with acanthus leaf moulding. This is supported on a carved octagonal stone base of more modern appearance, and the whole is set in a modern square pool with brick side walls. Plaque on west side: "This fountain was erected in 1858 at the top of Tubwell
Row and later moved to Green Park. It was moved to the present site in 1970 as
a gift from the North of England Newspapers to mark the centenary of the
Northern Echo first published in Darlington on first January 1870".
Listing NGR: NZ2889714344
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Source: English Heritage
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