Blackfriars Bridge

LocationEast side of the north end of Blackfriars Bridge
InscriptionERECTED
BY THE
METROPOLITAN
FREE
DRINKING
FOUNTAINS
ASSOCIATION
SAML GURNEY ESQ M.P.
CHAIRMAN
JULY
1861
MDFCTA number0006 & 1847
Type and sizeFountain and dog trough design 113, granite and bronze
Original locationWest of Royal Exchange (moved to Blackfriars Bridge in 1911)
Date erectedJuly 1861 (moved to Blackfriars Bridge 9 March 1911)
CommentsThe gift of Mr. S. Gurney MP July 1861. Cost 400.0.0. Removed during the construction of the Central London Railway Station and re-erected 1900. Removed in 1911 to Blackfriars Bridge. In 1987 two copies were made of the bronze figure "Temperance". One to Wolfson College Cambridge; the other to To J.E. Mills Chairman of the Drinking Fountain Association.