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Drinking Trough at Ngr Ss 9957 4209, Timberscombe

Description: Drinking Trough at Ngr Ss 9957 4209

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 265382

OS Grid Reference: SS9557142085
OS Grid Coordinates: 295571, 142085
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1684, -3.4950

Location: 4 Church Street, Timberscombe, Somerset TA24 7TP

Locality: Timberscombe
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA24 7TP

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Listing Text


7/99 Drinking Trough at NGR SS 9957



Drinking trough. Late C19. Portland stone. Plan: rectangular trough set on 4 stone blocks with plinth, gabled top with
pair of trefoil headed niches, mask above, inscribed on reverse '... in Memory of James Hole... 1876 and his wife died
1855". 60thick style. Not connected to water supply and missing drinking cups and outlet, assumed to have been resited.
This probably had chained cups set in niches and separate water supply so that both animals and humans could benefit
from Mr Hole's generosity.

Listing NGR: SS9557042084

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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