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George V Fountain

Sandringham House, Norfolk 1895 - Sandringham House, Norfolk 1952
King of Great-Britain, 1936-1952
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1982 (1906)

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Description

A brick arch which below on one site a lion's head spouting water, and on the other side two sitting figures of working men, a farmer lifting up sheaves of corn, and a miner with a pickaxe and miner's lamp. These two statues came from Broad Quay House, the Bristol headquarters of the Co-operative Wholesale Society, built in 1906, and pulled down in 1973.

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At the lion's side of the arch is inscribed: IN MEMORY OF KING GEORGE 1910-1936.

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Location (N 51°27'7" - W 2°35'49")

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Item Code: gbsw050; Photograph: 21 March 2019
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