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East Saltoun Fletcher Memorial Fountain

A Category B Listed Building in Haddington and Lammermuir, East Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9009 / 55°54'3"N

Longitude: -2.8413 / 2°50'28"W

OS Eastings: 347494

OS Northings: 667849

OS Grid: NT474678

Mapcode National: GBR 80L6.NJ

Mapcode Global: WH7V3.BY85

Entry Name: East Saltoun Fletcher Memorial Fountain

Listing Date: 13 May 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353058

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18880

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Saltoun

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Haddington and Lammermuir

Parish: Saltoun

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Description

Circa 1904. Angel-topped memorial fountain to John Fletcher of Saltoun (1827-1903), sited on island at road junction. Portland stone

(?). Set-off vermiculated base bearing octagonal dais with bronze plague and inscriptions; decorative half, drinking bowls to N and S sides, and tap to W; squat octagonal shaft above bearing Fletcher coat-of-arms on E side; 3 classically draped angels with "Allelulia" sashes crowning.

Statement of Interest

Fountain erected by Bertha Fletcher. Identity of the sculptor would be welcome.

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