TQ4377 : Woolwich Common: 'Metropolitan' horse trough

near to Woolwich, Greenwich, Great Britain

Woolwich Common: 'Metropolitan' horse trough
Woolwich Common: 'Metropolitan' horse trough
One of many drinking troughs around London provided by the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain & Cattle Trough Association, as the inscription on the far side states. On this side, it says "be kind and merciful to all animals". In the background is a former drinking fountain for humans TQ4377 : Woolwich Common: disused drinking fountain.
Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association
The Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association was founded in 1859 initially to provide clean drinking water in public places for people in London, but soon extended to include animals and also outside London itself. It is still active, with the objectives of:

The promotion of the provision of drinking water for people and animals in the United Kingdom and Overseas
The preservation of the Association's archive materials, artefacts, drinking fountains, cattle troughs and other installations.

For full details of its history, see LinkExternal link.
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2008
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 September, 2008   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 20 September, 2008
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
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Cattle troughs   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 432 779 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.9159N 0:3.6599E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 432 779
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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