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Description: Water Tap and Tablet Opposite Oak Tree Inn
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111696
OS Grid Reference: NZ1269912467
OS Grid Coordinates: 412699, 512467
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5074, -1.8054
NZ 11 SW HUTTON MAGNA HUTTON MAGNA VILLAGE
7/107 Water tap and
Oak Tree Inn
Water tap and tablet, dated 1868. Roughly-squared stone with bronze tap and
ashlar tablet. Tap in square-headed recess; gabled tablet above has moulded
surround and inscription over: 'THIS SUPPLY OF WATER WAS BROUGHT HERE FROM
NEAR WARDEN HILL, A DISTANCE OF 1200 YARDS, AT THE SOLE EXPENSE OF CUTHBERT
WATSON ESQ OF OVINGTON WHO FOR 60 YEARS HAS BEEN THE CONFIDENTIAL AGENT OF
THE WYCLIFFE ESTATE, FOR WHICH GREAT BOON THE INHABITANTS OF HUTTON ERECT
THIS TABLET TO EXPRESS TO HIM THEIR GRATITUDE AND HEARTFELT THANKS. October
Included for historical interest.
Listing NGR: NZ1269912467
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Source: English Heritage
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