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Drinking Fountain with Trough for Horses and Dogs, Lake

Description: Drinking Fountain with Trough for Horses and Dogs

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 February 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 310164

OS Grid Reference: SZ5901883721
OS Grid Coordinates: 459018, 83721
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6502, -1.1666

Location: The Fairway, Lake, Isle of Wight PO36 9RP

Locality: Lake
County: Isle of Wight
Country: England
Postcode: PO36 9RP

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Listing Text

1352-0/4/125 Drinking Fountain with Trough for
horses and dogs

Drinking fountain, horse and dog trough. Erected c1920.
Granite structure, consisting of large rectangular trough with
chamfered base on square supports for horses, a low
rectangular trough underneath for dogs and at one end a
flattened curved stone with semi-circular bowl for humans.
Taps missing at time of survey. The inscription on one side
reads "Be ye merciful" on the other "To the horses and dogs
who also bore the burden and heat of the day 1914-1920."

Listing NGR: SZ5901883721

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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