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Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Park, Cast-Iron Fountain

A Category A Listed Building in Dennistoun, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8645 / 55°51'52"N

Longitude: -4.2083 / 4°12'29"W

OS Eastings: 261900

OS Northings: 665688

OS Grid: NS619656

Mapcode National: GBR 0XK.0G

Mapcode Global: WH4Q7.BV9K

Entry Name: Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Park, Cast-Iron Fountain

Listing Date: 17 June 1992

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377981

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33880

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Dennistoun

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Walter Macfarlane & Co, Saracen Foundry (plate inscribed), originally for 1901 Glasgow Empire Exhibition. Cast-iron fountain with high quality sculptural detail; low outer basin, plinth set central within, with 4 seated figures at foot, open top a version of the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates; small basin raised above.

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