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Description: Drinking Fountain Canopy
Date Listed: 18 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219282
OS Grid Reference: SP0122191696
OS Grid Coordinates: 401221, 291696
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5231, -1.9834
SANDWELL MB DARTMOUTH PARK
SP 09 SW
5/73 Drinking Fountain canopy
Canopy over drinking fountain. 1885. Cast iron. Decorated round columns
have foliated capitals. Each side of the upper part has a multi-cusped
round arch and openwork foliage decoration. Above each arch is a circle
with ropework border containing a cartouche with the figure of a stork.
On one side there is an inscription instead of a stork: "In loving memory
of Elizabeth Farley. This fountain was erected by her son Alderman Farley
JP 1885". A dome with openwork decoration between ribs is surmounted by an
eagle. Some of the column bases are inscribed: "W MACFARLANE & CO GLASGOW".
Listing NGR: SP0122191696
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Source: English Heritage
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