Ruskin Stone At The Junction Of West Street And Pound Street

9 Aug 1999
Ruskin Stone At The Junction Of West Street And Pound Street, Pound Street, Carshalton, Sutton, Greater London, SM5 3PG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1. POUND STREET 4430 (North-West Side) CARSHALTON Ruskin Stone at the junction of West Street and Pound Street TQ 2764 SE 20/155 II 2.

Rectangular slab of stone by Margaret's Pool, which bears the following inscription: "In obedience to the giver of Life/of the brooks and fruits that fed it/and the peace that ends/may this well be kept sacred/for the service/ of men's flocks and flowers/and be by kindness called/Margaret's well". This pool was beautified and endowed by John Ruskin Esq M.A.,L.L.D.,/1876".

See story in "From Medieval Manor to London Suburb/An Obituary of Carshalton", by A E Jones, pages 84 to 87.

Listing NGR: TQ2776764437


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1997 IOE Records taken by Robert Taverner; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Robert Taverner. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Taverner, Robert

Rights Holder: Taverner, Robert


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