Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.

Note: Your tags will not be submitted until you login Create account?
Exit
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain
Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain

Photo credit: Chris Prout / Art UK

What things, ideas or objects can you see in this artwork?

i

Things are objects or ideas portrayed in the artwork. For example: apple, dog, smile, celebration, etc.

What do we mean by ‘things’?
Can you find what you’re tagging from this list? If so, please select it.
There are records to display, please narrow your criteria
Add as many tags as you want Need help?

Things you’ve added

You can click a tag below to remove it.

Things added by others

Review approved things

The ‘things’ below have been verified, but you can still challenge and report them if you think they are incorrect or inappropriate.

Can you name any people depicted in this artwork?

i

People are the names of figures depicted in the artwork. For example: Queen Victoria, Charles Darwin, Florence Nightingale, etc.

What do we mean by ‘people’?
Can you find what you’re tagging from this list? If so, please select it.
There are records to display, please narrow your criteria
Add as many tags as you want Need help?

People you’ve added

You can click a tag below to remove it.

People added by others

Can you name any places depicted in this artwork?

i

Places are geographical locations and venues depicted in the artwork. For example: Glasgow, London Bridge, Belgium, etc.

What do we mean by ‘places’?
Can you find what you’re tagging from this list? If so, please select it.
There are records to display, please narrow your criteria
Add as many tags as you want Need help?

Places you’ve added

You can click a tag below to remove it.

Places added by others

Can you name any events depicted in this artwork?

i

Events are occasions or historical moments shown in the artwork. For Example: WW1, Diamond Jubilee, Birthday Party, Battle of Hastings, etc.

What do we mean by ‘events’?
Can you find what you’re tagging from this list? If so, please select it.
There are records to display, please narrow your criteria
Add as many tags as you want Need help?

Events you’ve added

You can click a tag below to remove it.

Events added by others

How you can use this image

 

This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial licence (CC BY-NC).

This image can be reproduced in any way apart from any commercial uses.

Wherever you reproduce the image or an altered version of it, you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s), the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other stated rights holders.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find more images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.

Download

Notes

Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

A drinking fountain with railings, a stone pylon with gable top and corner acroteria. A marble bowl is attached to the north side with a bronze lion's head spout above and step with plinth inscribed. Iron railings approximately 5 feet high extend to the east and west, encircling the fountain on the south side. The railings to the north sit upon a rubblestone plinth and extend approximately 20 feet across the front of the fountain.
Title

Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Fountain

Date

1877

Medium

stone

Accession number

KT10_CFP_S010

Acquisition method

gifted by Her Majesty Queen Victoria

Work type

Water fountain, trough or pump

Owner

Elmbridge Borough Council

Custodian

Elmbridge Borough Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Listing date

16/11/84

Access

at all times

Access note

care needed crossing to middle of road, light controls

Inscription description

inscribed in Granite: Presented to the Parish of Esher by Queen Victoria 1877; plaque: THIS FOUNTAIN OCCUPIES THE / SITE OF A PUMP GIVEN TO THE / VILLAGE BY THE MUNIFICENCE / OF H.R.H., THE COMPTE DE PARIS / ON HIS MARRIAGE WITH THE / INFANTA OF SPAIN . AD.1864 / IN THE YEAR 1876, THE WATER / SUPPLIED BY THE PUMP WAS / DECLARED BY THE SANITARY / AUTHORITY TO BE IMPURE AND / UNFIT FOR USE AND THE PUMP / WAS SUBSEQUENTLY REMOVED.

Tags

See a tag that’s incorrect or offensive? Challenge it and notify Art UK.

Help improve Art UK. Tag artworks and verify existing tags by joining the Tagger community.

Located at

Church Street / High Street, Surrey

KT10 9QS

Part of a grassed area / road island.