This drinking fountain was made by Sun Foundry in Glasgow as part of the mid-19C campaign to bring clean drinking water and eliminate water-borne diseases such as cholera. It was originally sited by St. John’s Church in central Coventry and relocated to its present site in the 1920s.
Milestone Society ID: Earlsdon Fountain
Grid Reference: SP 32387 77636
Postcode: CV5 6QE
To find it: In Earsldon Avenue, Coventry, not far from its junction with the Kenilworth Road
To find it on the Map: North East Warwickshire