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Saracen Fountain
Saracen Fountain
Saracen Fountain
Saracen Fountain
Saracen Fountain
Saracen Fountain
Saracen Fountain
Saracen Fountain
Saracen Fountain
Saracen Fountain

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A three-stage ornamental fountain, based on four rectangular buttresses, with four seated female figures and a circular peristyle, crowned with two levels of water basins.

Saracen Fountain


cast iron


H 1120 x W 1220 x D (?) cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

acquired at the Glasgow International Exhibition, 1901

Work type

Water fountain, trough or pump

Work status


Listing status

A (Scotland)

Unveiling date



at all times

Signature/marks description

on shields attached to the front faces of three of the lower pedestals: WALTER MACFARLANE & CO. / ARCHITECTURAL / SANITARY & ARTISTIC / IRONFOUNDERS / SARACEN FOUNDRY / GLASGOW


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Located at

Alexandra Park, Glasgow

G31 3LJ

Located near the boating pond.