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Refreshment HFF

Refreshment HFF
Refreshment, the inscription reads 'Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association' and there is an address in London founded in 1859 it still exists as the 'Drinking Fountain Association' with the move away from plastic bottles it is becoming more relevant
The fence is in front of the Village Hall previously the school

Percy Schramm, Frans Schols, Annalia S., Falk Preusche and 19 other people have particularly liked this photo


24 comments - The latest ones
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Aeal serious fence.
HFF and a happy weekend.
5 weeks ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
Ah, my question in the following photo is answered! A very nice fence around it as well Peter.
HFF and wish you a good weekend.
5 weeks ago.
 Gudrun
Gudrun club
This looks like a repurposed cattle trough- HFF, Peter!
5 weeks ago.
 FotoArt
FotoArt club
HFF - und weiterhin gute Gesundheit.
5 weeks ago.
 Amelia Heath
Amelia Heath club
It's good to see this cattle trough preserved for posterity. There used to be a drinking fountain in almost every town.
HFF, Peter, and stay safe.
5 weeks ago.
 LotharW
LotharW club
HFF, Peter. Bleib gesund!
5 weeks ago.
 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Superb capture! HFF! Stay well!

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5 weeks ago.
 David G Johnson
David G Johnson club
Have a fine weekend.. Peter.. ''HFF'' and keep well.... Cheers from > David J'.. UK.
5 weeks ago.
 Christa1004
Christa1004 club
If I see right, there is no fountain any longer and the little basin planted with little bushes and flowers? HFF Peter.
5 weeks ago.
Peter Castell club has replied to Christa1004 club
There was only the horse trough, at the time it would have been a small rural village certainly more animals than people
5 weeks ago.
 Xata
Xata club
And now added to the pollution there are masks and gloves... poor Mother Earth...
HFF Peter
5 weeks ago.
 Ruebenkraut
Ruebenkraut club
HFF Peter!
5 weeks ago.
 Herb Riddle
Herb Riddle club
Interesting capture here Peter. Well done.

HFF, enjoy the weekend in safety. Herb
5 weeks ago.
 Fred Fouarge
Fred Fouarge club
HFF Peter Mooi WE en Blijf Gezond
5 weeks ago.
 John Lawrence
John Lawrence club
You are right Peter this history is very relevant today.

HFF!! have a good safe weekend.
5 weeks ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Excellent and interesting image Peter
Wish you HFF and a lovely weekend.
5 weeks ago.
 TOZ
TOZ club
Super fence Peter.
HFF have a great weekend.
TOZ
5 weeks ago.
 Annemarie
Annemarie club
Hff
5 weeks ago.
 Ecobird
Ecobird club
What an interesting find Peter. Well captured. HFF and have a good weekend
5 weeks ago.
 Steve Paxton
Steve Paxton club
Great find Historical content. HFF hope you have a great weekend.
5 weeks ago.
 Falk Preusche
Falk Preusche club
Nice old fence. Good weekend.
4 weeks ago.
 Annalia S.
Annalia S. club
As some Florentine elders I overheard would say "We had them. Then they got rid of them. Now they have to spend money to bring them back ... " They were talking about trams, but it works just as well for public fountains! :)

The light-coloured spear tip of the fence are intriguing to me. I don't think I have seen that done before.

A belated HFF, Peter. Hope you are enjoying the weekend.
4 weeks ago.
Peter Castell club has replied to Annalia S. club
I'm sure in the dim and distant past when I went to school there they were just black. thinking about it they did well to survive during WWII many railings were cut down to provide steel for the war effort, you can still see where this has happened. I hope the new week is a nice one for you Annalia
4 weeks ago.
 Percy Schramm
Percy Schramm club
A fantastic looking fence - and thank you for the interesting informations. HFF, enjoy your weekend, Peter !
4 weeks ago.

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