Birdbaths & Water Features 

Water is a real asset in a garden and a great way to encourage wildlife. Birdbaths make a charming feature in gardens and are a good way to encourage local birds to visit. We try to stock an interesting choice of, many of which are hand carved from natural stone and have developed a lovely weathered look from being outside for many years. We also have a stock of old or unusual items that can be used to create unique water features, ranging from water-holding stone troughs and salvaged water tanks to wall masks and formal centre fountains. Making water features work often requires imagination and effort, but can be hugely rewarding.

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    £180 In Stock

    Item no:2864

    A weathered composition stone birdbath, the octagonal bowl supported on a tall foliate column base. 20th Century. 

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  • £240 In Stock

    Item no:2917

    A vintage rough hewn sandstone birdbath from Shropshire in three parts, the round bath holding a good amount of water for its size.  Early 20th Century. 

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  • £275 In Stock

    Item no:2919

    A vintage stone birdbath in four parts, the round basin on a stepped round base.  Early 20th Century.

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  • £295 In Stock

    Item no:2918

    A vintage Purbeck stone birdbath in three parts, the unusual round basin with four half round pockets raised on a tapered round column and square base. Early 20th Century.

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  • £360 In Stock

    Item no:2837

    A weathered figural birdbath made from composition stone, the seashell bowl held aloft by a child seated on a rockwork base. Price and dimensions include the rock work base. 20th Century. 

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  • £375 In Stock

    Item no:2472

    A large carved limestone birdbath, the square top with a round bath raised on a square column and base. This birdbath is tall and stable enough to function well as a bird bath and has begun to develop a weathered patination.  20th century. 

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  • £450 In Stock

    Item no:2504

    A large salvaged industrial planter from Birmingham, the enamelled cast iron bowl raised on a tapered round iron base. There is a makers' plaque on the base reading "W E Farrer Ltd Birmingham Quick Spraywash Fountain." Presumably this was originally a factory wash basin but it has great potential to be re-used either as a water feature or as a focal...

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  • £2,100 In Stock

    Item no:2296

    A large antique stone trough from Gloucestershire with a straight back and bowed front. This trough currently holds water so could be used as a cistern for a wall mounted water feature. Large bow fronted troughs of this high quality seem to be a traditional feature of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire and are rarely found elsewhere in England. 18th/19th...

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  • £850 In Stock

    Item no:2841

    A large natural stone birdbath carved as a young woman with a flower in her hair holding a round basin with both hands. It stands on an associated round stone base which is hollowed out underneath making it easier to convert this figure into a fountain with water bubbling out of the bowl. It is from the same source as our stock item 2791 and has the same...

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  • £875 In Stock

    Item no:2886

    A large carved granite birdbath from Cornwall in two parts, the oval bowl raised on a round baluster column.  19th/20th Century. 

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  • £650 In Stock

    Item no:2861

    An old and weathered giant clam shell on a separate eroded limestone base. The combination makes an interesting garden feature which would work either as a birdbath or as part of a water feature. Price and dimensions are for the shell and limestone base together.  19th Century or earlier. 

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  • £480 In Stock

    Item no:2833

    A large limestone birdbath from the West Country, the square basin raised on a tapered square column on an associated nearly square flagstone base.  19th Century.

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About Holloways Antiques

Holloways sell garden antiques and garden ornament, antique pots and planters, salvaged garden ornament and reclaimed garden ornament from our courtyards around the family farm, near Malvern in Worcestershire. We specialise in old English stone including old farm troughs, millstones and staddle stones. We also have a range of interesting garden sculpture, garden statues and contemporary garden art.

We are situated in the beautiful English countryside and a visit to see our collection is never wasted. You can browse for hours in the extensive courtyards where you might find an old stone cider mill complete with millstone, a stone tough for planting alpines, an early 20th century lead urn, or a contemporary sculpture to use as a garden centrepiece. All will make your garden unique.

Holloways have been dealers in garden antiques for over 25 years and Edward Holloway is one of the leading experts in antique garden ornament and vintage garden ornament in the UK.

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