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The fountains at the west end of Queen's Gardens are shown here in the 1950s when traffic still used the road around the circumference of the decorative beds.

Surmounting this is an open and highly enriched dome, the apex being occupied by a crown. There are four drinking cups, hanging down bell fashion, and in front is represented an open bible, with the text 'Whosoever drinketh of this water shall thirst again, but whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him, shall never thirst'. Central stem with vine trail ornament and figures of lizards, with bulbous top and conical round bowl.

On the opposite side is inscribed 'Presented by Henry John Atkinson, Hull, 1864'. Overall square pierced canopy topped with a pierced dome.

Seen here is the beautiful Temple drinking fountain that stood at the entrance to Queens Road - but more of that later.

Later developments in the town centre, such as in Queens Gardens and at what became known as Fletchers Corner (outside the Fletchers shop), also included water features, a trend that continued with several modern developments including The Maltings office complex in Sylvester Street, Princes Quay Shopping Centre and the Victoria Dock housing estate.

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Alderman Moss - fountain £20, Ruins from York Minster £18, an elegant cross £3; these to go to the Park’.

One he inserted in the base of the Wilberforce Monument, and the other he erected on Spring-Bank, opposite the entrance to the Zoological Gardens, then in existence.