NS5565 : Aitken Memorial Fountain detail

near to Govan, Glasgow, Great Britain

Aitken Memorial Fountain detail
Aitken Memorial Fountain detail
Restored in 2010 by Ballantine of Bo'ness LinkExternal link The Aitken Memorial Fountain was created in 1884 and is the only surviving example the decorative, cast iron drinking fountains produced by Cruikshanks & Co.'s foundry at the Denny Works, Stirlingshire.

The fountain commemorates Dr. John Aitken (1838-1880), who provided medical care to the workers of the nearby Ibrox and Drumoyne collieries, and who served as the Police Surgeon and Medical Officer to the Burgh of Govan from 1864, until his death in 1880.

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2011
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Saturday, 24 September, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 25 September, 2011
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Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 554 657 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.7808N 4:18.6669W
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