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Latitude: 56.0177 / 56°1'3"N
Longitude: -3.6076 / 3°36'27"W
OS Eastings: 299886
OS Northings: 681702
OS Grid: NS998817
Mapcode National: GBR 1R.SZFF
Mapcode Global: WH5R2.K0BK
Plus Code: 9C8R299R+3X
Entry Name: Jubilee Fountain, Market Street, Bo'Ness
Listing Name: North Street and Market Street, Jubilee Fountain
Listing Date: 31 March 2004
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 397305
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49707
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Bo'ness and Blackness
Traditional County: West Lothian
1887. 3-stage drinking fountain, granite with decorative cast-iron lamp. Square base incised with wording 'THE GIFT OF JAMES ALLAN 1887' giving way to pedestal with bronze relief bust of Queen Victoria to N; semicircular contrasting stone trough and bronze lion head to E and W; bronze Bo'Ness coat of arms 'SINE METU' to S. Slightly set-back 3rd stage with blocked segmental-headed opening to each face, that to N surmounted with incised wording 'JUBILEE DRINKING FOUNTAIN', and tapering polygonal cap surmounted by cast-iron shaft and 4-light decorative lamp.
Erected near the site of the Old Cross Well, also known as St John's Well. In 1818 a new cistern and well had been installed, at a cost of £38 9s 4d, by the New Shotts Iron Company, this was replaced by the Jubilee Fountain.
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