Aitken Memorial Fountain :: Shared Description

Restored in 2010 by Ballantine of Bo'ness LinkExternal link The Aitken Memorial Fountain was created in 1884 and is the only surviving example of 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.
by Thomas Nugent
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NS5565 : Aitken Memorial Fountain detail by Thomas Nugent
NS5565 : Aitken Memorial Fountain detail by Thomas Nugent
NS5565 : Aitken Memorial Fountain detail by Thomas Nugent
NS5565 : Aitken Memorial Fountain detail by Thomas Nugent
NS5565 : Aitken Memorial Fountain detail by Thomas Nugent
NS5565 : New Govan Church by Thomas Nugent
NS5565 : Old fountain on Govan Road by Thomas Nugent
NS5565 : Aitken Memorial Fountain detail by Thomas Nugent


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Created: Sun, 25 Sep 2011, Updated: Fri, 19 Dec 2014

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