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Latitude: 57.5602 / 57°33'36"N
Longitude: -2.6287 / 2°37'43"W
OS Eastings: 362480
OS Northings: 852410
OS Grid: NJ624524
Mapcode National: GBR M8WR.0GQ
Mapcode Global: WH8MD.L7FL
Entry Name: The Square, Victoria Fountain
Listing Date: 4 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 354359
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19932
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Banff and District
Traditional County: Banffshire
Dated 1897. Presented by W Achinachie, Provost of Aberchirder (see notes). Situated on S side of The Square, polished Peterhead and grey granite drinking fountain; 3 granite steps to cylindrical base with bowed basins to E and W, inscriptions to N and S. Carved urn above encircled by 6 columns on decorative corbels. Crowned by incised dome and large ball finial.
Carved with the Crown, date, and title, Victoria Fountain, to the S. Inscription to the N reads: "This fountain was erected by Wm Achinachie Esq JR Provost of Aberchirder from 1889 to 1907". It was presented to the burgh on Queen Victoria's Jubilee (Barclay).
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