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Latitude: 51.3645 / 51°21'52"N
Longitude: -0.1659 / 0°9'57"W
OS Eastings: 527781
OS Northings: 164427
OS Grid: TQ277644
Mapcode National: GBR DD.YML
Mapcode Global: VHGRK.2YNT
Plus Code: 9C3X9R7M+RJ
Entry Name: Ruskin Stone at the Junction of West Street and Pound Street
Listing Date: 1 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1065624
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206785
Location: Sutton, London, SM5
Electoral Ward/Division: Carshalton Central
Built-Up Area: Sutton
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Carshalton All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ 2764 SE
POUND STREET (North-West Side)
Ruskin Stone at the junction of West Street and Pound Street
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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