Plaque

Besley drinking fountain removed

Inscription

Opposite this tablet a drinking fountain was erected in 1878 in memory of Robert Besley Esq. Alderman of this ward and Lord Mayor of London, 1869 - 70. Removed 1934.
The Corporation of the City of London

This plaque surely should have been designed with the Clarendon typeface, just as Johnston's plaque used his.

Site: Besley drinking fountain removed (1 memorial)

EC1, Aldersgate Street, 107

Islington's Conservation Statement covering this area dates number 107 c.1850 but provides no other useful information.

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Besley drinking fountain

A drinking fountain was erected in Aldersgate Street in 1878 in memory of Rob...

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Robert Besley

Alderman and Lord Mayor of London, 1869 - 70. Typefounder and and punchcutter...

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Corporation of the City of London

In addressing the 'square mile' concept Londonist has provided a potted histo...

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