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

Borough Garden Fountain

Summary

Type Fountain

     To be researched
     To be researched

Inscriptions

Lettering cut on front of white marble pedestal and filled in black:THIS FOUNTAIN HAS BEEN ERECTED BY/CHARLES HANSFORD. ESQRE./TO THE MEMORY OF ALDERMAN/GEORGE JOHN GREGORY GREGORY.J.P./WHO WAS 5 TIMES MAYOR OF DORCHESTER/AND WHO IN HIS LAST YEAR OF OFFICE.A.D.1895./PURCHASED THIS LAND ON BEHALF OF/THE CORPORATION./BY WHOM IT WAS CONVERTED INTO PLEASURE GARDENS/FOR THE HEALTH AND RECREATION/OF THE INHABITANTS./

Contributor details

Contributor Role
not known, None Sculptor

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Fountain White marble None
Basin Marble None

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
DO22 BL
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • No damage
Structural condition
  • None
Vandalism
  • None
Road Cornwall Road
Precise location In centre of Borough Gardens
A-Z ref 3/3H
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design c.1895
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details None
Commissioned by Charles Hansford
Duty of care West Dorset District Council
Listing status Not listed
At risk? Not at risk

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