Fountain

Ward drinking trough

Erection date: 1880

Inscription

{Side of trough:} Metropolitan Drinking Fountain & Cattle Trough Association.

{Rear of trough:} The gift of W. Ward Esq. of Lawn House Brixton Hill 1880.

There is a non-working drinking fountain at the other end of the trough.

Site: Ward drinking trough (1 memorial)

SW16, Streatham Common South

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Ward drinking trough

Subjects commemorated i

W. Ward

Benefactor who lived Lawn House Brixton Hill in 1880.

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Ward drinking trough

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Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association

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

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