Alexandra Recreation ground

LocationIn the centre of Alexandra Recreation Ground.
InscriptionMETROPOLITAN
DRINKING FOUNTAIN
&
CATTLE TROUGH
ASSOCIATION
InscriptionERECTED
BY
PUBLIC
SUBSCRIPTION
1877
InscriptionRE-ERECTED IN
THESE GROUNDS
SEPTEMBER 1891
InscriptionRECREATION GROUND OPENED SEPTEMBER 1891
InscriptionEXTENSION (FACING LENNARD ROAD) OPENED JUNE 1897
MDFCTA number0426 & 1267
Type and sizeFountain and dog trough design 29
Original locationNear Beckenham Railway Station [as MDFCTA number 0426]. Alexandra Recreation Ground [as MDFCTA number 1267]
Date erectedJune 1877 (Beckenham station); October 1891 (Alexandra Recreation Ground)
CommentsAssociation paid 100.0.0. Cost of granite defrayed by local subscription through Mr Bingham. Removed October 1891 by request of Railway Company and Local Board because of alterations in roadway. This is one of several Design-29 drinking fountains.