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Drinking Trough at Ngr Ss 9957 4209

A Grade II Listed Building in Timberscombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1685 / 51°10'6"N

Longitude: -3.495 / 3°29'42"W

OS Eastings: 295571

OS Northings: 142085

OS Grid: SS955420

Mapcode National: GBR LH.6QDJ

Mapcode Global: VH5K4.CWPN

Entry Name: Drinking Trough at Ngr Ss 9957 4209

Listing Date: 5 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 265382

Location: Timberscombe, West Somerset, Somerset, TA24

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

Civil Parish: Timberscombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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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

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