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Ruskin Stone at the junction of West Street and Pound Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton, London

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206785

ID on this website: 101065624

Location: Carshalton, Sutton, London, SM5

County: London

District: Sutton

Electoral Ward/Division: Carshalton Central

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

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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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