Well or Fountain in Stewart Park, Aberdeen

  • Type of Memorial: Well
Dedicated to: 
Erected by: 
Aberdeen Town Council
Designed by: 
Mr Arthur Taylor, Sculptor, Jute Street, Aberdeen.
Date: 
1903
Material: 
Granite
Location:
Stewart Park
between Hilton Road and Smithfield Road
Aberdeen
Additional information: 

Mrs Jane(Jean)Taylor of Woodside bequeathed £500 'for a playground for the children of Woodside.' Mrs Taylor was the widow of Mr John Taylor, a grocer in Woodside. Land was acquired by the Aberdeen Town Council close to Hilton House at the request of the Woodside Commissioners when Woodside was incorporated into Aberdeen in 1891. The park opened in 1894.