Water Features - SOLD 

Water is a real asset in a garden and a great way to encourage wildlife. We usually 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

  • £450 In Stock

    Item no:2152

    An old oblong rock pool from Devon, carved from a slate like natural stone with a channel at one end. It holds water to a shallow depth and makes a charming water feature especially in a naturalised setting. 18th century or earlier 

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £480 In Stock

    Item no:1233

    An old cider press stone from Bridstow in Herefordshire mounted on a square stone base. This type of channeled stone was part of the equipment once used to make farmhouse cider and is sometimes called a drip stone. This stone could be used to make an interesting circulating water feature in a garden.18th/19th century

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £525 In Stock

    Item no:1637

    An old salvaged sandstone gothic feature from Derbyshire consisting of an upturned spire section on an associated square plinth. The unusual design of this spire section gives potential for it to be used as a water feature with the water being piped upwards through the centre and running out through the six vertical niches. Otherwise it could be planted...

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £595 In Stock

    Item no:1696

    A rare antique lead wall mask modelled as Pan with curved horns, goatlike ears and an unkept beard. The mask has it's original wall attachment projecting from the back, including a pipe to the mouth, so it could be re-used as a wall fountain. The overall condition and quality of the modelling is very good and it was probably made by the Bromsgrove Guild...

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £595 In Stock

    Item no:2379

    An antique tulip-shaped cast iron urn on an old panelled square base. This urn could be used as a feature urn but also lends itself to being used as a fountain because of its open spreading bowl and recurved rim. However the base is solid and needs to be drilled to make a fountain. 19th Century.

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £725 In Stock

    Item no:1756

    An antique lead water pump with two outlets and the maker's name and date on the front reading 'H. Jenkins. Plummer. 1794'. This pump was probably originally housed within a wooden frame which supported the iron handle and the internal plumbing. It has more detail on the front than is usual, normally it was only the front of the square box around the...

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £850 Out of stock

    Item no:1169

    A large and rare D-shaped stone water trough with a straight back making it suitable to be put against a wall where it could form the basin for a wall fountain. This is an unusual trough from the Herefordshire borders and is in good condition for its age.18th century or earlier

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £850 In Stock

    Item no:2319

    An antique water trough from Evesham, Worcestershire, of roughly square dimensions, now raised on four rectangular limestone blocks. It is unusual to find a nearly square limestone trough of this size, especially one that holds water. This is an ideal way to bring an attractive self contained water feature into a garden. 18th/19th Century. 

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £1,250 In Stock

    Item no:1737

    A large stone water trough, rectangular in shape with a very thick base and three holes along the top of the front face which were presumably for tethering animals while they drank. Although bought from a private English garden, this is an imported trough, probably originating from China, which has two outstanding qualities. Firstly, it definitely holds...

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £1,250 In Stock

    Item no:1790

    An antique lead fountainhead cast as a dragon with an integral backplate for fitting to a wall. This is an unusual object with good definition which projects well out from the backplate and could be the principal feature in a circulating wall fountain. It was originally in a large garden in North Worcestershire and was probably made by the Bromsgrove...

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £1,250 In Stock

    Item no:2044

    A garden wall fountain carved from Italian limestone comprising a cherub holding a dolphin on a masked plinth with a shaped pool surround. These elements create an Italianate wall fountain feature with the cherub and base standing either against a flat wall or within a purpose built recess. Both the dolphin and the bearded mask are drilled for water so...

    SOLD
    More Details
  • £1,275 In Stock

    Item no:1724

    An antique cast-iron fountain of elegant proportions, the single bowl raised on a tapered fluted support. The general condition of this fountain is good although it is superficially distressed with peeling layers of paint and rust showing through in places, a look which enhances its decorative appeal for some people. It could be reused either as a...

    SOLD
    More Details

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.

About Holloways Antiques