Wimbledon Common

LocationJust north of the west end of the East-West section of Windmill Road, Wimbledon Common.
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN
DRINKING FOUNTAIN & CATTLE TROUGH
ASSOCIATION
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN
DRINKING FOUNTAIN & CATTLE TROUGH
ASSOCIATION
Front inscriptionDEVAS
1887
End inscription
MDFCTA number1149
Type and sizeTrough 1d 9ft 6in granite
Original locationWimbledon. Arterbury Road.
Date erectedSeptember 1887
CommentsThe gift of Mr. Thos Devas. 50.0.0. Thomas Devas was a leading member of nineteenth century Wimbledon society. Following his death in 1900 the estate was sold off in separate lots and forms many of the residential roads in Wimbledon. When was this trough moved from Arterbury Road to Wimbledon Common?