NU1813 : Pottergate Pant

taken 4 years ago, near to Alnwick, Northumberland, Great Britain

Pottergate Pant
Pottergate Pant
Erected in 1875, replacing that of 1790, on the site of the earliest pant in Alnwick, which existed in 1611.
A four sided, 3 stages, of polished granite. Consists of a plinth, a blind arch on each face and a pyramidal cap topped by a lamp standard. The trough faces Narrowgate, two bronze medallions below the cap - to left St Michael and Dragon, to right monogram "W.D." In centre, to Narrowgate, a quatrefoil with the inscription: "Erected 1873 at the cost of Will. Dickson Esq of Alnwick in place of the old pant". Bronze lion head spout.
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Date Taken
Monday, 30 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 1852 1346 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:24.8829N 1:42.5411W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 18523 13466
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