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Description: Village Water Trough and Gabled Back Drop and Flanking Wall
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
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SP 02 SW WHITTINGTON MAIN STREET
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
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Source: English Heritage
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