Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DAME STREET, DRINKING FOUNTAIN

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DAME STREET, DRINKING FOUNTAIN
Date: 1784
Nature: 'The first of these elegant fountains, with which this great city is to be decorated, will in a few days be erected in the center of Dame-street, opposite Palace-street. It will fonsist in a grnd antique urn, in the base of which a gorgon's head will spout the water; on the top…a handsome lamp-iron will be fixed…The whole to be secured from the carriages by a circular ring of posts with chains between them.'
Refs: Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 9-11 Sep 1784