Vintage Fountains & Birdbaths 

This section can include anything that has a connection to water such as a salvaged cast iron well pump or a vintage lead wall mask, a weathered stone birdbath or an antique cast iron fountain. The inclusion of water can have a magical effect in a garden whether it is a shallow antique stone basin for visiting birds or water running through a reclaimed stone channel into a dark pool below. 

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    Item no:1709

    An old cast-iron well pump retaining its lid and a long and stylish side-fitted handle. The column of the pump is stamped with the name, Godwin Quenington Glos, referring to either the foundry or, more likely, the retailer.19th Century50" high

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    Item no:1986

    An antique cast iron hand pump typical of the type originally used to pump water from a well into a stone pump trough. This example has recently been sandblasted and repainted. 19th century. 

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    Item no:1722

    An old cast-iron pump with a shaped side handle and pointed finial, and a shield shaped stamp on one side for 'Bamfords Pumps'.  19th century.  60" high. 

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    Item no:2045

    An antique birdbath from Dorset carved from portland stone to give a rough hewn look, the square bath supported on a tapered square base.  Late 19th / Early 20th 

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    Item no:1958

    A vintage carved limestone birdbath, the rough hewn round basin on a square column and base. Early 20th century. 

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    Item no:2030

    An antique carved sandstone birdbath, the dished square bowl supported on a shaped square column. It is a good size for a bird bath and holds ample water without being too deep. 19th or early 20th century

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    Item no:1913

    An antique marble birdbath carved as a tazza shaped urn. The drainage hole through the round base in currently sealed so that the urn holds water and could be used as a birdbath. It could also be used indoors as an architectural feature.  19th or early 20th century

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    Item no:1957

    A vintage limestone birdbath from Yorkshire, the unusual top carved as a round basin surrounded by four scalloped recesses and raised on a round column and square base. Early 20th century. 

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    Item no:1844

    A large cast-iron bowl with a domed internal base. There is an old cast-iron fixing underneath and it undoubtedly originally had a specialised farm or industrial function. Its possibilities in a garden derive partly from its attractive and stable shape if used as a planter. It is also watertight and so could be used as part of a water feature. 19th century

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    Item no:1647

    An old slate water tank constructed from large slate sections fitted together and bound by iron tie bars at each end. A feature of this tank is that it still holds water and it could be used as part of a circulating water feature. Tanks of this type were traditionally used in kitchen gardens to store rainwater from green houses and similar buildings.19th...

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    Item no:2068

    An unusual vintage birdbath carved from portland stone from Dorset, the circular bowl supported on a cruciform column on a square base. The column is carved in three separate parts which could be mortared together once the birdbath is placed in position. The square base has shallow basins in each corner acting as ground level water bowls.  Early 20th...

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    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...

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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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