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Burdett-Coutts - Victoria Park - plaque

Burdett-Coutts - Victoria Park Burdett-Coutts - Victoria Park - plaque
Inscription

The Burdett-Coutts Memorial Drinking Fountain
Presented in 1862
Bow Heritage Trail

Site: Burdett-Coutts - Victoria Park (2 memorials)

E9, Victoria Park

2016: We've replaced our 2012 dull and cold-looking photos with those our colleague, Alan Patient, took on his sunny visit.

In the 19th century this was the site of the East End's own Speakers' Corner.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Burdett-Coutts - Victoria Park - plaque

Subjects commemorated Information

Baroness Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts

One of the great Victorian philanthropists who sought to rid London of its sl...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Burdett-Coutts - Victoria Park - plaque

Created by Information

Tower Hamlets Council

The name was originally applied to the Tower division of the county of Middle...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Burdett-Coutts - Victoria Park - plaque

Also at this site Information

Burdett-Coutts - Victoria Park - fountain

This extravaganza in Victorian gothic with Moorish touches was designed by Da...

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