Exeter

LocationSouth side of Topsham Road just east of the corner with Earl Richardís Road North, opposite the entrance to the barracks.
Side inscriptionBE KIND TO ALL ANIMALS
Side inscription
Front inscriptionTHE BEQUEST OF
MARY HEATHFIELD
FEBRUARY 12TH 1917
End inscriptionMETROPOLITAN
DRINKING FOUNTAIN
& CATTLE TROUGH
ASSOCIATION
MDFCTA number2087
Type and sizeTrough 1c 6ft 6in granite
Original locationDevonshire. Exeter
Date erected7 March 1918
CommentsTopsham Road near barracks, The gift of the late Miss Mary Heathfield from a legacy of £50.0.0. Who was Mary Heathfield? What was her association with Exeter? The executor of Mary Heathfield's will was her sister Miss Fanny Heathfield of Nutwell, Remenham, Henley-on-Thames.