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£380raised of £5,000 target by 6 supporters

    Weʼve raised £380 to restore the 1887 Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee fountain in Knaresborough

    Knaresborough, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 28th July 2017

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    Knaresborough Civic Society is raising funds to reinstate the 1887 Jubilee Fountain, which is an important part of Knaresborough’s heritage. The fountain was erected outside the Dropping Well estate to celebrate Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee in 1887 and was paid for by public subscription. Unfortunately at some point in the 20th Century the fountain was dismantled and dumped on private land.

    Last year the remains of the fountain were offered by the land owner to Knaresborough’s local history group and the Civic Society offered to help restore the fountain.

    The Civic Society intend to restore the fountain on the paved area on Gracious Street. This location was chosen so the fountain would be publicly accessible and visible to large numbers of residents and visitors.

    We are trying to raise £5,000 so the fountain can be moved, from the field it is dumped in, to Gracious Street and pay for the work of a stone mason to restore and install the fountain. We have already successfully raised funds to pay for the architects fees and planning application costs.

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      Supporters

      6

      • Christine Hayton

        Christine Hayton

        May 9, 2017

        Donation from the Hayton family in memory of Malcolm.

        £200.00

      • Maureen  Hayton

        Maureen Hayton

        Apr 12, 2017

        £10.00

      • Conrad Plowman

        Conrad Plowman

        Apr 12, 2017

        £50.00

      • John Pearce

        John Pearce

        Apr 11, 2017

        £20.00

      • Ian and Helen Wright

        Ian and Helen Wright

        Apr 7, 2017

        We are delighted to support this project to bring back a local landmark.

        £50.00

      • James Monaghan

        James Monaghan

        Apr 5, 2017

        £50.00

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      Knaresborough Civic Society

      Knaresborough Civic Society

      Knaresborough, United Kingdom

      The Knaresborough Civic Society aims to protect, preserve and conserve Knaresborough and to stimulate public interest in the town, its beauty, history and setting. http://www.knaresborough-civic-society.org.uk

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