Clapham Common

LocationIn the middle of the small triangular green between The Pavement, Clapham Common South Side and Long Road.
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN DRINKING FOUNTAIN
AND CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN DRINKING FOUNTAIN
AND CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION
Front inscription
End inscriptionIN MEMORIAM
ROBERT TROTTER ESQ.
1877
MDFCTA number0750
Type and sizeTrough 1d 9ft 6in granite
Original locationWandsworth. Clapham, The Plough
Date erectedFebruary 1881
CommentsClapham Old Town Road, Clapham Common. The gift of Mr. Trotter. 60.0.0. This trough is one of several erected in memory of Robert Trotter. It is also one of a few that contain the inscription "METROPOLITAN DRINKING FOUNTAIN AND CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION" instead of the more usual "METROPOLITAN DRINKING FOUNTAIN & CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION". For a full list of troughs with an "AND rather than a "&" click here.