Becontree Estate (South West Section) Perpetual Challenge cup

Object number

LDVAL 2006.10.3

Date

1931

Description

Silver trophy presented by the London County Council for the best front garden on the estate. Awarded between 1965 and 1971.

Physical description

Small silver cup trophy with a plain body and a short stem. It has shallow stepped foot and a rolled rim. Has plain, deco style handles on either side of the body.

Condition

Good

Notes

WINNERS 1965-66. Mrs E. M. Watts. 301 Sheppy Road 1966-67. W. Wheeler. 57 Davington Road 1967-68. L. A. Wheeler. 229 Porters Avenue 1968-69. Mrs E. M. Watts. 301 Sheppy Road 1969-70. J. Hutson. 35 Rowney Gardens 1970-71. M. G. Miller. 34 Rowney Gardens

Type

Trophy

Size

Whole height: 140mm
Diameter - top: 115mm
Diameter - base: 97mm

Collection type

Social history

Inscription

Inscription Engraved On front of trophy: GREATER LONDON COUNCIL BECONTREE ESTATE (SOUTH WEST SECTION) PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP PRESENTED BY THE LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL FOR THE BEST FRONT GARDNE ON THE ESTATE
Hallmark Stamped On front: W&H / lion / leopard / q

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1643/3 (2006-02-14)

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Gallery

Metadata
Date1931
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeTrophy
Collection typeSocial history