Wandle Park: Memorial Fountain

Wandle Park: Memorial Fountain

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Area Colliers Wood
Picture Reference MerMor_​23_​10-4
Original Format Photo
Notes / History A 19th century stone drinking fountain was erected in Wandle Park, Colliers Wood, through private subscription in memory of Robert Bloomfield Fenwick (1835-1897), who had lived at Wandle Park from 1867-1895.

It also commemorates Harry Pollard Ashby (1809-1892), his father in-law (an accomplished landscape artist and engraver). Both men were instrumental in the founding and building of All Saints Parish Church.

Medallions of both heads were formerly displayed on the fountain but these are now missing, as is a feature at the top.

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