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Falkland, High Street, Bruce Fountain

Fountain (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Falkland, High Street, Bruce Fountain

Classification Fountain (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 99305

Site Number NO20NE 147

NGR NO 25255 07389

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Falkland
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Architecture Notes

NO20NE 147 25255 07389

INFORMATION TAKEN FROM THE ARCHITECTURE CATALOGUE:

REFERENCE:

SCOTTISH RECORD OFFICE:

Proposed Fountain at Falkland. Letter from Alexander Roos, Architect, [fl 1830-58] to O Tyndall Bruce. Mr Roos has sent a sketch for the new fountain. [missing] The four lions at the corners carry shields which could have Mr Bruce's Arms and the Arms of the town on two sides and inscriptions on the two others.

29 Augoust 1853 GD152/53/7 Bundle 15/1

A site for the fountain has been chosen. Alexander Roos, architect, [fl 1830-1858] enclosed a sketch [missing] showing proposed lion ramparts - one over each corner. Inscriptions chosen by Mr Tyndall Bruce would have to await *Mr Page's agreement.

Letter: Alexander Roos to Francis Howden, Factor.

4 July 1856 GD152/204/1/6/5

*Mr Page Carver

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