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Fountain: Prater water tough

Erection date: 1880

Inscription

{On south end:}
The gift of H. Prater Esq.re MD 188? {illegible}

{On the side:}
Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association 

Site: Prater water tough (1 memorial)

EC1, St John Street

This water trough was not here Spring-Summer 2011 but in January 2012 SilverTiger featured it on his blog. Had it been moved here from its original site?  Had it just been away temporarily?  We are used to the idea that plaques may be erected as soon as our back is turned but large, solid, heavy, granite water troughs? SilverTiger has also done some research and Dr Prater apparently also gave a  circular drinking fountain which is sited in Harefield Road, SW16.

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H. Prater

Medical doctor active in the 1880s.

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Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association

Started by Samuel Gurney MP and the barrister, Edward Thomas Wakefield.  See ...

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