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Renfield Street, William Annan Fountain

A Category C Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8659 / 55°51'57"N

Longitude: -4.2549 / 4°15'17"W

OS Eastings: 258985

OS Northings: 665936

OS Grid: NS589659

Mapcode National: GBR 0LJ.KZ

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.MT1H

Entry Name: Renfield Street, William Annan Fountain

Listing Date: 10 July 1989

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376893

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33287

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Robert Lorimer, architect 1915. Stone memorial fountain of polished pink granite. Circular base with 4 basins.

Over this square pedestal with lion mask spouts and bronze plaque supports tall octagonal shaft with unicorn and shield. Bronze plaque reads "This Fountain was presented to the City of Glasgow by William Annan of Port Dundas. 1915".

Statement of Interest

Repositioned here in 2000. Now focal point of square created by the construction of new office block closing off the north end of Renfield Street.

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