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Matilda Drinking Fountain
Matilda Drinking Fountain
Matilda Drinking Fountain
Matilda Drinking Fountain
Matilda Drinking Fountain
Matilda Drinking Fountain

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A statue of a milkmaid looking towards Regents Park with right hand raised to shield her eyes, and the left holding a pail, astride rocky granite grotto, having to the left a water jet.

Medium

bronze & granite

Accession number

NW1_CRH_S001

Acquisition method

commissioned by Mrs Matilda Kent

Work type

Water fountain, trough or pump

Custodian

Camden London Borough Council

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Unveiling date

3rd August 1878

Listing date

14/05/74

Access

at all times

Inscription description

on brass plaque on left of grotto: SAINT PANCRAS / MIDDLESEX / THIS FOUNTAIN / AND WORKS CONNECTED THEREWITH / WERE PRESENTED TO THE METROPOLITAN / DRINKING FOUNTAIN ASSOCIATION ON / THE 3RD DAY OF AUGUST 1878 BY / MATILDA / RICHARD KENT ESQ. / JUNIOR CHURCHWARDEN 1878 / THE FIGURE NOW CAST IN BRONZE / WAS DESIGNED BY JOSEPH DURHAM A.R.A / MDCCCLXXVIII


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Located at

Gloucester Gate,

NW1 4HA

Located on the north side, just west of the junction with Albany Street.