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. 

  • £395 In Stock

    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:2188

    A carved limestone figure of a fish on an associated composition stone base. The fish is in a traditional stylised pose with it's tail raised and is drilled through the mouth so it can be used as a fountain either in the water or by the edge of a pond. 20th century 

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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 century

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    Item no:2243

    A vintage portland stone birdbath, the octagonal basin on a tapered octagonal column and square base. This is a smart birdbath in good weathered condition with enough presence to be a focal point in a garden .  late 19th/early 20th century 

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    Item no:2040

    An antique garden birdbath, the round limestone top originally from Bath now supported on a tapered and fluted stone column. This is a successful marriage of two salvaged elements to make an interesting and unique birdbath.  19th century 

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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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    Item no:1891

    An antique limestone birdbath from Dorset, the rough hewn basin on a two part column and base. This is an excellent garden birdbath which is large enough to be a feature in its own right and has a really unusual natural style. 19th or early 20th century.

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    Item no:1782

    A vintage lead birdbath, the round bowl supported by two putti on a rockwork base. This is an attractive and well modelled birdbath which has the dark grey surface patination typical of early 20th century leadwork.  Early 20th century. 

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    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...

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    Item no:1642

    A vintage portland stone birdbath of tall and slender proportions, the octagonal bath supported by a shaped square column. This is a good quality and original stone ornament which will create an elegant focal point in a garden.Early 20th Century

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    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...

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    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

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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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