Fountain

Charles Kingsley water trough - SE1

Inscription

{On the southern end:} 
In memory of Charles Kingsley

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

Site: Almshouses & Charles Kingsley (3 memorials)

SE1, Hopton Road

Doesn't this picture of the alms houses just make you weep? A London Inheritance has a photographic analysis of how this area has changed.

The two plaques are on the entrance piers at the pavement edge, behind our camera. The water trough is located on the pavement outside the locked gates through which our picture was taken.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Charles Kingsley water trough - SE1

Subjects commemorated i

Charles Kingsley

Born Devon. Christian Socialist and amateur naturalist. Supported his friend,...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Charles Kingsley water trough - SE1

Also at this site i

Hopton's Almshouses - left pier

Hopton's Almshouses - left pier

IanVisits's post about these almshouses in March 2011 pictured another plaque...

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Hopton's Almshouses - right pier

Hopton's Almshouses - right pier

This plaque, spotted by our colleague Alan Patient, was erected in 2012, some...

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