Object Details

Pigott Memorial Drinking Fountain

Browse information by:
Location
Makers
General Information
Classification
Object Parts
Object Condition
History
References
Photographs

Download this information in PDF

See 3D model



Author: Diana Nason
Copyright for Photograph:

Creative Commons

Location

Street:Park Road
Town:Burgess Hill
Parish:Burgess Hill
Council:Mid Sussex District Council
County:West Sussex
Postcode:RH15
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Public Park
Access is:Public
Location note:Small green area opposite St. John the Evangelist Church - moved here 1977
In the AZ book:West Sussex
Page:94
Grid reference:B5
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.
Previous location:Junction of Keymer Road and Junction Road

back to top

Makers

Name : Unknown

back to top

General Information

Commissioned by: Mrs. Pigott
Installation date:1872
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Burgess Hill Town Council
Object listing:Not listed
Inscription:Inscribed bronze plaque above bowl:

THIS
DRINKING FOUNTAIN
dedicated to the benefit of
WILLIAM PIGOTT
stood for 100 years at the junction
of Keymer Road and Junction Road and
was re-erected on this site by the
BURGESS HILL TOWN COUNCIL
to mark the Silver Jubilee of
H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II
1977

On the stone arch above the bowl, arching up:

I WILL GIVE TO HIM THAT IS ATHIRST OF THE

arching down:

FOUNTAIN OF THE WATERS OF LIFE FREELY REV.21.6

back to top

Classification

Categories:Functional, Commemorative
Object type1:Fountain
     Object subtype1:Drinking Fountain
Subject type1:Non-figurative

back to top

Object Parts


back to top

Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:28/02/2005

back to top

History

History:The fountain was erected in 1872 at the expense of a Mrs. Pigott in memory of her husband Captain W. Pigott.
Hard archive file:Yes

back to top

References


back to top

Photographs





Date: 28/02/2005
Author: Diana Nason
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Postcard




Date: 28/02/2005
Author: Diana Nason
Copyright: Creative Commons

back to top