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Drinking Fountain
Street: Deiniol Road (SE side)
Listing: Grade II
Name/Number: Drinking Fountain
Other Resources:
Public Monument and Sculpture Association - Entry National Recording Project

Formerly at the rounded corner with Sackville Road in small open garden; moved to near Bishops Palace. Free Baroque granite drinking fountain set on octagonal platform. Tablet to SW side inscribed: "Erected and presented to this city by Alderman John Evan Roberts JP, Mayor 1895-6, 1898-9 and 1900 on the occasion of his vacating the mayorial chair 9 November 1900". Tapered 'pedestal' fountain to top, with petalled capitals to pilasters across chamfered corners: finial lost as are taps and cups. Polished granite circular bowl below over drum pier and octagonal base with animal drinking trough.

  Tan yr Allt House

Moved from Sackville Road / Deiniol Road Junction to Bishops Palace and then moved again closer to Deiniol Road to facilitate Police Station development. Seemingly survived both moves well.

 

 

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