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West Terrace (Next to Rosebery Memorial Wall), Drinking Fountain, Garden, Wall and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Almond, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9902 / 55°59'24"N

Longitude: -3.3967 / 3°23'48"W

OS Eastings: 312967

OS Northings: 678346

OS Grid: NT129783

Mapcode National: GBR 20.VQVH

Mapcode Global: WH6S9.SPQQ

Entry Name: West Terrace (Next to Rosebery Memorial Wall), Drinking Fountain, Garden, Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 21 March 2001

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395131

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47795

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Almond

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

DRINKING FOUNTAIN: earlier 20th century; grey granite; cast-iron dressings; 2 foresteps form plinth; central oval niche holds basin; upper part of niche shell moulding; dedication stone at head with Art Nouveau dressings.

GARDENS: horseshoe shape stepped garden; rubble steps; granite steps at each end.

WALLS AND RAILINGS: coped, square and snecked rubble wall; inverted bow shape; half-ball finials; stairs at each end; half lamp standards at heads of stairs.

Statement of Interest

The drinking fountain is dedicated to John Reid, Provost of Queensferry 1884-1899.

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