Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Herne Bay
Kent

South East England

Central Parade
(Waltrop Gardens)

Jubilee Drinking Fountain


1888

Herne Bay /  Jubilee Drinking Fountain   Herne Bay /  Jubilee Drinking Fountain

Description

Portland stone fountain with a white marble statuette of a female figure holding a amphora.

Inscription(s)

presented
to the town of herne bay
as a jubilee memorial
of queen victoria's reign.
BY MAJOR HORATIO D. DAVIES,
sheriff of london and middlesex
1887_8

Annotation

The fountain was given to the town in 1888 by London Alderman Col. Horatio Davies, who became Lord Mayor of London. It was unveiled 19 September 1888 by Mrs. Davies.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 51°22'20" E 1°7'21"

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