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Latitude: 56.0737 / 56°4'25"N
Longitude: -4.3354 / 4°20'7"W
OS Eastings: 254731
OS Northings: 689226
OS Grid: NS547892
Mapcode National: GBR 0W.PB0S
Mapcode Global: WH3N2.CLRN
Entry Name: Balfron, the Clachan, Drinking Fountain
Listing Date: 30 October 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396520
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49009
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Forth and Endrick
Traditional County: Stirlingshire
Dated 1892. Circular-plan drinking fountain. Grey granite with pink granite bowl. Moulded base on square plinth set into wide circular-plan concrete step. Shaft inscribed 'THIS FOUNTAIN TOGETHER WITH A MEMORIAL HEADSTONE HAS BEEN ERECTED IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THE LATE WILLIAM McCANDLISH F.R.C.S. BY 262 CONTRIBUTORIES TO WHOM AND THE PUBLIC GENERALLY IN THE EXERCISE OF HIS MEDICAL SERVICES HE ENDEARED HIMSELF AS A PERSONAL FRIEND. HE DIED AFTER A RESIDENCE OF 17 YEARS IN THIS PARISH, UPON THE 12th DAY OF APRIL 1892, AGED 48 YEARS'. Circular-plan bowl surmounted by central post with moulded apex. End of waterspout missing.
Listed for local interest.
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