King George V Fountain and Trough, Hurworth-on-Tees

Hurworth-on-Tees Pillar
This Public drinking fountain and horse trough was erected in 1911 for Alice and Maude Scurfield to commemorate the accession to the throne of King George V
Hurworth-on-Tees Pillar
The fountain head is badly damaged, with just the pipe remaining
Hurworth-on-Tees Pillar
The fountain no longer run and has been used as a flower bed.
Hurworth-on-Tees Pillar
Alice Scurfield died just a couple of years in 1913 and (Rose) Maude in 1936

5 thoughts on “King George V Fountain and Trough, Hurworth-on-Tees

  1. Fox hunting was an accepted form of sport for the ` Upper Classes ` back in the day. This would in no way impinge on her church attendance and good works in the community. In our times most of us find fox hunting abhorrent and an unnecessary cruel practice.

    • It’s an online computer game that the kids play – Pokémon Go.
      Not entirely sure myself but they can recharge their credits here! :O)
      If it opens the eyes of the younger generation to the history around them then great! (just watch the road kids!)

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