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Market Place, Melville Memorial Fountain

A Category B Listed Building in St Andrews, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3404 / 56°20'25"N

Longitude: -2.7955 / 2°47'43"W

OS Eastings: 350921

OS Northings: 716731

OS Grid: NO509167

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.4FX1

Mapcode Global: WH7S0.1W3R

Entry Name: Market Place, Melville Memorial Fountain

Listing Date: 28 April 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 386702

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB40724

Building Class: Cultural

Location: St Andrews

County: Fife

Town: St Andrews

Electoral Ward: St Andrews

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

(Later Sir) Rober W Edis, architect, Thomas Earp, sculpture,
medallions by J E Boehm 1880. Public fountain, memorial to
Major George Whyte Melville (1821-78), soldier and novelist.
Red Dumfriesshire ashlar with Dalbeattie granite. Circular
basin, 2 tiered quatrefoil basins of diminishing scale set
within, and supported on squat columns with foliated
capitals; medallions on middle basin and inscription.

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