Chelvey

LocationSouth-west corner of West Town Road (A370) and Chelvey Road.
Side inscriptionMETROPOLITAN CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION
70, VICTORIA STREET S.W.
Side inscription(unknown the trough is too close to a wall)
Front inscriptionIn front of the trough is a stone slab 38 * 22 with the inscription
1911
TO COMMEMORATE THE CORONATION OF
KING GEORGE V
THIS FOUNTAIN, THE GIFT OF THE METROPOLITAN
DRINKING FOUNTAIN & CATTLE TROUGH ASSOCIATION
ON A SITE GRANTED BY THE MARQUIS OF BATH
FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE
WAYFARING PUBLIC
WAS ERECTED BY FRIENDS IN
BROCKLEY AND CHELVEY
End inscription
MDFCTA number1890
Type and sizeTrough 1d 6ft 6in granite
Original locationSomersetshire (sic). Chelvey
Date erected31 December 1911
CommentsThe gift of Lady Banbury. Note that the words "DRINKING FOUNTAIN" have been dropped from the Association's title on the inscription. This trough is one of many donated by Lady Banbury. One of a number of troughs erected to commemorate the coronation of King George V.