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Glasgow Green, Doulton Fountain in Front of People's Palace

A Category A Listed Building in Calton, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8517 / 55°51'6"N

Longitude: -4.2362 / 4°14'10"W

OS Eastings: 260105

OS Northings: 664314

OS Grid: NS601643

Mapcode National: GBR 0QQ.B2

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.W5XV

Entry Name: Glasgow Green, Doulton Fountain in Front of People's Palace

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377881

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33836

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Elaborate terra-cotta fountain by A E Pearce of Doulton's for 1888 Glasgow Empire Exhibition; re-sited here 1890. 3 tiered basins within wide outer basin and with figures representative of the British Empire, surmounted by Queen Victoria.

Statement of Interest

In neglected condition in 1992 with at least one figure kept for safety in People's Palace museum, nearby. Repaired and restored in 2004 and repositioned in front of People's Palace. The fountain is now fully functioning and floodlit (2005).

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