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Queen's Crescent Gardens, Ornamental Fountain

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8708 / 55°52'15"N

Longitude: -4.2708 / 4°16'14"W

OS Eastings: 258011

OS Northings: 666517

OS Grid: NS580665

Mapcode National: GBR 0HH.B6

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.CPJP

Entry Name: Queen's Crescent Gardens, Ornamental Fountain

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374012

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32248

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

D-shaped garden surrounded by Queen's Crescent (John
Bryce, 1840). Low ashlar wall around garden with
modern railings. Central feature of garden: ornamental
tiered High Renaissance fountain, now disused with
flowers in basin. Mainly ashlar, with some cast-iron
spouts. Wide octagonal outer basin, lesser inner basin,
with central fountainhead rising in 3 stages. Richly
carved base supports classical urn-type basin. Topmost
basin supported by four cast-iron dolphins.

Statement of Interest

Part of Queen's Crescent B Group.

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