This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
EWELL ROAD 1.
4430 (North Side) CHEAM Stone Cross and Drinking Fountain TQ 2363 NE 27/56 II 2.
l895. Stone. Tapering shaft surmounted by richly ornamented cross. Shaft merges at its base into tall rectangular pedestal which has an embattled band and carved inscription at the top and a moulded base; this in turn rests upon a circular platform. From each side of the pedestal there projects a small rounded water basin supported on a faceted shaft which in turn merges into the base of the pedestal. A carved inscription runs round all sides of the pedestal: "To the glory of God and in loving/Memory of those gone before/This fountain is erected by the/Sons and daughters?/? Matilda Farmer April 1895".
Listing NGR: TQ2384863502
Copyright IoE Miss Patricia Philpott. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Philpott, Patricia
Rights Holder: Philpott, Patricia
Stone, Victorian Cross, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Drinking Fountain, Water Supply And Drainage, Fountain, Water Supply Site