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Latitude: 56.0722 / 56°4'19"N
Longitude: -3.4514 / 3°27'5"W
OS Eastings: 309747
OS Northings: 687546
OS Grid: NT097875
Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PJKS
Mapcode Global: WH5QR.YMNV
Plus Code: 9C8R3GCX+VC
Entry Name: Drinking Fountain, Dubfermline Public Park, St Margarets Drive, Dunfermline
Listing Name: St Margaret's Drive, Dunfermline Public Park, Drinking Fountain
Listing Date: 10 July 1998
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 392535
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45590
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central
Traditional County: Fife
Robert Cameron, 1887. 3-stage; square-plan, chamfered at angles; polished pink granite drinking fountain with pedimented niche to each side. Octagonal stone base and semicircular-plan step to each side. Shell-headed niche with cast-iron lion's head waterspout and rounded basin to each side; flanking pilasters rise to consoled broken-bed pediment. Panelled pilaster rising to cornice at pediment level at each angle; fluted console at base. Upper stage (dated 1887) tapered in concave profile; curved panel to each side; angles scrolled at base and apex. Moulded cap at apex with scrolls at angles; surmounted by bronze lion with heraldic shield. Band course to each of lower levels and at base of upper one.
A fine municipal drinking fountain, gifted by Provost Donald of Dunfermline to replace an earlier one which had fallen into disrepair.
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