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sandstone, terracotta, pink & grey granite
H 430 x W 265 x D 265 cm;
Plinth: H 42 x W 535 x D 535 cm
commissioned by Brighton Borough Council
Water fountain, trough or pump
Grade II (England and Wales)
at all times
inscribed granite plaque, west face: BOROUGH OF BRIGHTON / THIS PARK WAS OPENED AND DEDICATED / TO THE FREE USE OF THE PUBLIC FOR EVER / ON THE 10TH AUGUST 1892, BY THE MAYOR / AND MAYORESS OF THE BOROUGH, ALDERMAN / JOSEPH EWART M.D. AND MISS EWART / FRANCIS J. TILLSTONE, /TOWN CLERK; inscribed granite plaque, south face (followed by names): BOROUGH OF BRIGHTON / RECREATION GROUND COMMITTEE 1891–2; inscribed granite plaque, north face: BOROUGH OF BRIGHTON / THIS FOUNTAIN WAS ERECTED BY THE COUNCIL / OF THE BOROUGH TO COMMEMORATE THE GIFT / OF 'QUEENS PARK' BY THE TRUSTEES OF / THE RACE STAND FOR THE / BENEFIT OF THE / INHABITANTS OF BRIGHTON A.D.1893 / JOSEPH EWART M.D. MAYOR; inscribed granite plaque, east face: BOROUGH OF BRIGHTON / THIS PARK WAS CONSTRUCTED AT A COST OF £13,500 / AND PRESENTED TO THE TOWN OF BRIGHTON BY / ALDERMAN HENRY ABBEY, ALDERMAN JOHN / BRIDGEN, J.P., ALDERMAN SAMUEL RIDLEY J.P. / AND WILLIAM SEYMOUR, BOROUGH SQUIRE. / TRUSTEES OF THE BRIGHTON RACE STAND, / A.D.1891 / SAMUEL HENRY SOPER, MAYOR