Benfleet

LocationSouth-West corner of Benfleet High Road and Jotmans Lane.
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN DRINKING FOUNTAIN
& CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION
Side inscription1911
IN COMMEMORATION
OF THE CORONATION OF KING GEORGE V
Front inscription
End inscription
MDFCTA number1897
Type and sizeTrough 1d 9ft 6in granolithic (red)
Original locationEssex County. Benfleet
Date erected13 March 1912
CommentsOriginally located in Benfleet High Street. Relocated to outside cemetery. Some MDFCTA records mistakenly describe this trough as 9ft 6in. The gift of the association and local subscription of 6.1.0. One of a number of troughs erected to commemorate the coronation of King George V. This is one example of a trough made from red granolithic.