Fountain

Drinking fountains - Trafalgar Square

Erection date: 1960

Inscription

Given by the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain Association 1960.

Site: Drinking fountains - Trafalgar Square (1 memorial)

WC2, Trafalgar Square

It was this Londonist post where we learnt that the two identical drinking fountains on the east and west sides of Trafalgar Square are a memorial.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Drinking fountains - Trafalgar Square

Subjects commemorated i

Metropolitan Drinking Fountain Association centenary

See Metropolitan Drinking Fountain Association.  

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Drinking fountains - Trafalgar Square

Created by i

Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association

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

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Stephen Dykes Bower

Church architect.  Born Gloucester.  The official surveyor of the fabric for ...

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