Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association :: Shared Description

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.
by Ian Capper
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TQ2450 : Horse trough by Ian Capper
TQ4377 : Woolwich Common: 'Metropolitan' horse trough by Stephen Craven
TQ4052 : Drinking trough and fountain by Ian Capper
TQ2778 : Drinking fountain, Sloane Square by N Chadwick
TQ4369 : Former drinking trough, Hangmans Corner by Ian Capper
TQ0539 : Water Trough on The Green by N Chadwick
TQ3050 : Horse trough by Ian Capper
TQ4159 : Drinking trough and War Memorial by Ian Capper
TQ5839 : Water fountain and trough by N Chadwick
TQ4174 : Cattle trough on Eltham Green Road by Stephen Craven
TQ1971 : 'Metropolitan' drinking trough in Richmond Park by Stephen Craven
TQ5845 : Water Trough, Waterloo Rd by N Chadwick
TL3800 : Drinking trough outside Waltham Abbey church by Stephen Craven
TQ5355 : Road sign and water trough by N Chadwick
TQ4378 : Drinking trough by the Woolwich Arsenal Gatehouse by Stephen Craven
TQ5839 : Fountain and water trough by N Chadwick
TQ2450 : 24 - 24a West Street by Ian Capper
TQ4109 : Water trough, Watergate Lane Lewes by PAUL FARMER
TQ1675 : Water trough by N Chadwick
TQ2450 : 28 and 24a West Street by Ian Capper
TQ3877 : Old drinking fountain in St Alfege Park  by Stephen Craven
TQ3777 : Metropolitan Drinking Fountain, Deptford by Stephen Craven
TQ2651 : Horse trough by Ian Capper
TQ2768 : Trough, Mitcham by N Chadwick
TQ0539 : Water trough, High St by N Chadwick

... and 17 more images.

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Created: Sat, 27 Aug 2011, Updated: Sat, 27 Aug 2011

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