|The drinking water
fountain has a history which dates back into
pre-history with the ancient Greeks. In more recent
times it has been a method of allowing ordinary people
to be able to drink water provided by the local water
|The Victorians were well
known for their ornamental and highly decorative
drinking water fountains. Whether they are to be found
located inside a Building or on the Street, these
fountains are items of engineering and architectural
history. This webpages will show drinking water
fountains of unusual design and / or exceptional
quality found by the Heritage Group.
This cast iron pedestal drinking fountain
erected in 1900 is to be found on a
corner of Horfield Common in Bristol.