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Aberdeen, Castle Street, The Green Fountain

Fountain (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Aberdeen, Castle Street, The Green Fountain

Classification Fountain (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Aberdeen, The Green, Drinking Fountain; Castlegate; 'the Mannie'; Well O' Spa

Canmore ID 76173

Site Number NJ90NW 232

NGR NJ 94404 06316

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeen, City Of
  • Parish Aberdeen
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District City Of Aberdeen
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

Archaeology Notes

NJ90NW 232 94404 06316

(Location cited as NJ 9441 0632). Fountain. Built 1710 by William Lindsay, overseer of Aberdeen's water supply. Taken down in 1841 when the Market Cross (NJ90NW 23) was moved further E. Erected at the Well o' Spa in 1850 and re-erected on the Castlegate in the 1960's or 1970's. (Formerly scheduled: descheduled 1981).

[Newspaper reference cited].

NMRS, MS/712/83.

Architecture Notes


Fountain in the Green.


Aberdeen Public Library, Reference Department:

G. M. Fraser, The Green And Its Story.

Old Landmarks of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen in Bygone Days.



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