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Description: Ruskin Stone at the Junction of West Street and Pound Street
Date Listed: 1 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 206785
OS Grid Reference: TQ2778164427
OS Grid Coordinates: 527781, 164427
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3645, -0.1659
1. POUND STREET
Ruskin Stone at the
junction of West Street
and Pound Street
TQ 2764 SE 20/155
Rectangular slab of stone by Margaret's Pool, which bears the following inscription:
"In obedience to the giver of Life/of the brooks and fruits that fed it/and the
peace that ends/may this well be kept sacred/for the service/ of men's flocks
and flowers/and be by kindness called/Margaret's well". This pool was beautified
and endowed by John Ruskin Esq M.A.,L.L.D.,/1876".
See story in "From Medieval Manor to London Suburb/An Obituary of Carshalton",
by A E Jones, pages 84 to 87.
Listing NGR: TQ2778164427
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Source: English Heritage
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