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Bridge and Watering Place for Cattle Approximately 50 Metres South of Church of St Mary, Knockin

Description: Bridge and Watering Place for Cattle Approximately 50 Metres South of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 256588

OS Grid Reference: SJ3340922287
OS Grid Coordinates: 333409, 322287
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7940, -2.9890

Locality: Knockin
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY10 8HJ

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Listing Text

SJ 32 SW

7/40 Bridge and watering
- place for cattle approx.
50m south of Church of
15.10.84 St Mary (formerly listed
as Watering place for
cattle and road bridge
south of Knockin Church)


Bridge and watering place for cattle. Early C19. Uncoursed red sandstone
rubble with thin coping. Bridge. Segemental arch without keystones.
To south is a semi-circular enclosure with walls about 1m high. West
branch of Weir Brook enters enclosure under bridge and exits at southern
end through segmental arch-way infilled above stream with a wooden open.
picket grille; entry to watering place at east and west ends of road
parapet wall. Circa 8 cm diameter semi-circular depressions in parapet
of south wall are said to have been caused by the friction of wire-bound
hose pipes when steam engines were topped up with water at this point.
V.E. Turner, An Archaeological Survey of Knockin (unpublished, 1981).

Listing NGR: SJ3340922287

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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