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Bingham Memorial Fountain

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High Street, Alfreton DE55 7BT, England
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passing by and noticed the fountain worked in the town for years and never noticed it before, what... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Mike H
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Heanor, England, United Kingdom
A lovely reminder of the past.

This fountain is part of the long history of Alfreton - like the long gone and much missed lido it... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
AC_Derbyshire
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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High Street, Alfreton DE55 7BT, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

passing by and noticed the fountain worked in the town for years and never noticed it before, what a lovely surprise to find this great monument.

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This fountain is part of the long history of Alfreton - like the long gone and much missed lido it was paid for by public subscription. Water no longer flows like it did at its previous home next to the welfare on Alma Street which...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Highlight of the town and a helpful reminder if its past. No chance of missing it either if you go down the relatively short high street. Never seen it with water in it, however

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Interesting. I know that this is not the original site for this fountain and it has been moved at least once before. I wonder how many who walk past it everyday know the history behind it. I don't but I would like to.

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

It is a shame that the fountain is not working due to being turned off to save water, what is a fountain without water?

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Reviewed 23 May 2016

I would imagine that with the water turned on this would be quite a different impression but as it is , its not terribly inspiring to be honest, (fish need water)

Thank Geoff M
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

The Bingham Memorial Fountain is located on the High Street, Alfreton. and was erected by public subscription to commemorate the highly regarded Dr Joseph Bingham. It wasn't working on the day we visited but is worth stopping to take at look at as it is...More

Thank 2014Jandy
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