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St Dunstans - fountain St Dunstan in the West

Fountain: St Dunstans - fountain

Erection date: 1860

Inscription

{On the arch over the bowl:}
The gift of Sir James Duke Bart MP, ald. of this ward.
{Around the bowl, barely legible:}
The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life
{On oval plaque top left barely legible:}
Elected Lord Mayor 1848
{On oval plaque top right, barely legible:}
M.P. London 1849
{On base:}
1860

Designed by John Shaw, Jnr., even in its current rather dilapidated state, this delightful fountain puts other Victorian examples to shame.

Site: St Dunstan in the West (4 memorials)

EC4, Fleet Street

You can see three of these memorials in our photo of the church. The fourth, the plaque to Garvin, is on the east-facing wall to the left of the Northcliffe bust. IanVisits has visited the church.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
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Information Subjects commemorated

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Sir James Duke

Alderman of St Dunstan's ward. Lord Mayor 1848. M.P. London 1849.Born Montr...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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Information Created by

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Sir James Duke

Alderman of St Dunstan's ward. Lord Mayor 1848. M.P. London 1849.Born Montr...

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John Shaw, Jnr.

Born 25 Great James Street, Holborn. Father was also architect. Father and so...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Information Also at this site

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St Dunstans - Elizabeth I statue

On stone above QE's statue: "Parochial Schools. St Dunstan in the west. A.D.1...

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St Dunstans - Garvin

J.L. Garvin, C.H., 1868 - 1947, for thirty-four years Editor of The Observer....

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St Dunstans - Lord Northcliffe

Unveiled in 1930 by Lord Riddell.

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