Drinking Fountains, Pants


Felling Pant...now landfill, after languishing in a Council depot for years


Here's the Pant..with its hat


...and without its hat



Drinking Fountain at Saltwell Park
see also Memorials





Sir John McCoy was mayor of Gateshead eight times between 1912 and 1923. This fountain commemorates his wife Rebecca.

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The Dene, Blaydon

Also known as Shibdon dene. This is a wooded area on the eastern edge of Blaydon bank. During World War Two it was the location of a warden's post. It also contains a Cowen Fountain which was provided by Joseph Cowen MP to provide safe drinking water to the people of Blaydon. A network of paths are woven through the dene.


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