Refurbishment of a Victorian Fountain in Hull

We produced a set of castings for a Victorian cast iron fountain to be repaired and reassembled in Hull. Please browse our website for more information about Durham Foundry and our ability to manufacture Cast Iron and then contact us on 0114 249 4977 or e-mail us on castings@durhamfoundry.com.

Steps Toward Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 1

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 1

A 'mermaid' section ready for moulding. All the replacement parts were produced using the original sections as patterns.

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 2

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 2

Castings one of the 'mermaid' sections. The mermaids were produced in ductile iron to enable assembly by welding.

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 3

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 3

Fettling and cleaning the 'mermaid' head and arms. Each mermaid is assembled from eleven separate castings.

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 4

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 4

Rebuilding the fountain. The 'Mermaid' has been assembled from new castings.

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 5

Refurbishment Of A Victorian Fountain Step 5

The fountain reassembled and erected on site. It is hoped to produce a further two complete fountains to replace ones which were removed during the forties.

Please browse our website for more information about Durham Foundry and our ability to manufacture Decorative Castings & Decorative Cast Iron and then contact us on 0114 249 4977 or e-mail us on castings@durhamfoundry.com.


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