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Description: Drinking Trough Incorporating Ornamental Grotto on Roadside
Date Listed: 25 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 268245
OS Grid Reference: ST6790339249
OS Grid Coordinates: 367903, 139249
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1516, -2.4603
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Drinking trough incorporating an
- ornamental grotto, on roadside
Drinking trough incorporating an ornamental grotto, a memorial to the coronation of George V. Dated 1911. Dressed
freestone and coursed and squared rubble. In a Classical style. Small semi-circular head archway facing roadside with
imposts and dropped key, carved figures, incised lettering each side; the archway gives onto a rubble-lined grotto
inset in a bank. At the base of the archway a bowl filled by a spout from an ornamental lions-head mask. Entablature
overall with commemorative inscription of the coronation of George V. Important roadside feature.
Listing NGR: ST6790339249
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Source: English Heritage
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