Surbiton

LocationOn the west side of a small green at the junction between Ditton Road and Ellerton Road.
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN DRINKING FOUNTAIN
& CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION
Side inscription
Front inscriptionERECTED IN MEMORY OF
THE LATE
JANET CHARLOTTE BENNETT MATHEW
SOLE FOUNDER
AND ORIGINATOR OF
OUR DUMB FRIENDíS LEAGUE
(on a metal plate at the back of the fountain head)
End inscription
MDFCTA number2690
Type and sizeTrough 1g 9ft 6in granolithic
Original locationSurbiton. Ditton Road
Date erected24 June 1936
CommentsCorner Ellerton Road and Ditton Road, Legacy of Mrs J.C.B. Stuart-Dennison. The structure bears inscription: Erected in memory of the late Janet Charlotte Bennett Matthew sole founder and originator of Our Dumb Friends League. Note the unusually high fountain head for the design 1g trough.