Hyde Vale

LocationOn North-East corner of Hyde Vale and Cade 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 number0780
Type and sizeTrough 1c 9ft 6in granite
Original locationLewisham. Hyde Vale
Date erectedJune 1881
CommentsBlackheath No. 4. Top of Blackheath Hill. 50.0.0. The gift of Mrs Trotter. 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.