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Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Randall Memorial Drinking Fountain

Summary

Type Fountain

     Victorian Gothic monument. Cadw report: 'Reliquary type top with pyramidal spirelet and French Gothic crocket gabled arch with coat of arms to W. Marble faced pilasters below linked by foliage band; trefoil headed openings to each face with ornamental ironwork grilles, except to E. side. Middle stage of blind shouldered recesses, black lettered marble plaque to W. side. Deeper recesses to base flanked by squat pilasters with foliage capitals; semicircular marble basins on stone corbels. Stepped base.'
     Erected by Caroline, Countess of Dunraven in memory of her estate manager, John Randall.
    

Inscriptions

Raised letters on marble plaque on west face of fountain: ERECTED BY / CAROLINE, COUNTESS OF DUNRAVEN, / IN MEMORY OF HER FRIEND / JOHN RANDALL ESQR., / WHO FOR THIRTY-THREE YEARS MANAGED HER ESTATES. / A.D. 1860.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Hugall, J.W. Architect

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Whole work Freestone with marble dressings 610cm high approx

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
BRIDGEND008 AH
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Abrasions, cracks, splits
  • Biological growth
Structural condition
  • Broken, missing parts
Vandalism
  • Graffiti
Road Nolton Street
Precise location At crossroads, on the corner with Court Road
A-Z ref None
OS ref SS906797
Date of design 1860
Year of unveiling 1860
Unveiling details 1860
Commissioned by Caroline, Countess of Dunraven
Duty of care None
Listing status II
At risk? No known risk

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