John Henry Gurney grey plaque in Norwich

Obelisk Fountain

Between 1700 and 1850 machinery used to raise and store water for the higher parts of the City stood on this site. To commemorate this in 1860 a drinking fountain was erected by John Henry Gurney

John Henry Gurney (4 July 1819 – 20 April 1890) was an English banker, amateur ornithologist, and Liberal Party politician of the Gurney family.

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