High Wycombe

LocationWithin the High Wycombe museum entrance, on the left side of the pathway leading to the museum, just north of the main gates.
Side inscriptionPRESENTED BY
METROPOLITAN DRINKING FOUNTAIN
& CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION
TO THE BOROUGH OF CHEPPING WYCOMBE 1908
ALDERMAN R.S.WOOD, MAYOR
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN DRINKING FOUNTAIN
& CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION
Front inscription
End inscription
MDFCTA number1760
Type and sizeTrough 1f 9ft 6in special "High Wycombe" design
Original locationBuckinghamshire. High Wycombe
Date erected18 July 1908
CommentsSpecial design of red polished granite. Entrance to east end of town in London Road. Presented by association cost 109.12.8. Removed (to museum?) 1943. This is the archetypal High Wycombe design trough. Other examples are in Wisbech, Caterham and Swindon Village.