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Village Water Trough and Gabled Back Drop and Flanking Wall, Whittington

Description: Village Water Trough and Gabled Back Drop and Flanking Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 129231

OS Grid Reference: SP0146120897
OS Grid Coordinates: 401461, 220897
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8866, -1.9802

Location: Whittington, Gloucestershire GL54 4HD

Locality: Whittington
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 4HD

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/126 Village water trough and gabled
back drop and flanking wall

Village water trough. Late C19. Rock-faced and dressed
limestone. Rectangular water trough in front of gabled back-drop,
placed centrally within wall c12m in length. Trough with gabled
back-drop, pointed arched recess with flat-chamfered moulded
surround with ballflower decoration. Eroded remains of possible
former standing for statue within recess. Inscription 'Waste Not,
Want Not' towards apex of gable. Stepped coping to gable, roll-
cross saddle with fleur-de-lys and metal cross at apex. Foliate
stops at bottom of coping. Wall either side stepped up towards

Listing NGR: SP0146120897

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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