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Fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Fountain
Fountain

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A fountain formed around a section of the mill lade, with a large raised oval enclosure with an ashlar retaining wall and sweeping ashlar steps. The fountain consists of an elongated figure of eight in ashlar, and above are dolphins holding aloft an ionic column with their tails. The south end is adorned with a pair of nymphs astride dolphins. There are cast iron lamps to the outer enclosure. The fountain in Cornmill Square is a prominent and important feature of the early twentieth-century improvement of Galashiels.
Title

Fountain

Date

1912–1913

Medium

stone

Accession number

TD1_MA_S005

Work type

Water fountain, trough or pump

Owner

Scottish Borders Council

Custodian

Scottish Borders Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

B (Scotland)

Listing date

12/03/71

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at all times

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Located at

Cornmill Square, Galashiels

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