Oh dear, hope the Medfield Street fountain is okay?

Many of you in Roehampton would be familiar with the Drinking Fountain at the intersection of Medfield Street and Roehampton Lane. It is Grade II listed (Listing Reference LB/153) and the listing description is “J C Radford. Dated 1882. Grey and red granite. Doric arcaded kiosk erected by Mrs Lyne Stephens, with cupola and ball finial on stepped plinth flanked by cambered-shape horse troughs north and south. Circular central basin with bronze fountain group by Henry Dasson of putti and fish. Semi-circular basin set into each of 4 sides of kiosk”.

The following pictures (taken 26 February 2018) highlight a recent accident which took place that involved the area where the fountain resides. It is hoped no damage has been done to it and perhaps more could be done to protect the fountain from possible road incidents? Especially so after the other fountain that used to be in the Roehampton & Putney Heath ward, on Norstead Place, grew legs and disappeared…..

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  1. Pingback: Medfield Street fountain – smashed pole still there? | roeregeneration

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