Forty Hill

LocationCorner of Forty Hill and Russell Road.
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN
DRINKING FOUNTAIN & CATTLE TROUGH
ASSOCIATION
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN
DRINKING FOUNTAIN & CATTLE TROUGH
ASSOCIATION
Front inscription
End inscriptionTHE GIFT OF
J.H.BUXTON
1879
MDFCTA number2450 (originally 0155)
Type and sizeTrough 1c 9ft 6in granite
Original locationEnfield. Junction of Forty Hill & Carterhatch Lane (originally Regents Park. Entrance of Zoological Gardens)
Date erected5 April 1930 (originally December 1877)
CommentsThis trough was originally erected in December 1877, as MDFCTA number [0155], as a type 1a trough, at Regents Park at the entrance of the Zoological Gardens. The gift of Mr. J.H.Buxton. 50.0.0. Taken down and re-erected after cleaning on 5 April 1930, as MDFCTA number [2450], at the junction of Forty Hill & Carterhatch Lane, Enfield. A dog trough was added to make the trough a type 1c. This trough is one of many donated by J.H. Buxton.