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Drinking Fountain and Horse Trough

A Grade II Listed Building in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.8392 / 53°50'21"N

Longitude: -0.4128 / 0°24'45"W

OS Eastings: 504538

OS Northings: 439274

OS Grid: TA045392

Mapcode National: GBR TSK1.FH

Mapcode Global: WHGF4.MRNN

Plus Code: 9C5XRHQP+MV

Entry Name: Drinking Fountain and Horse Trough

Listing Date: 10 January 2003

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096040

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489932

Location: Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Beverley

Built-Up Area: Beverley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Beverley Minster St John and St Martin

Church of England Diocese: York

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1857/0/10013 BECKSIDE
10-JAN-03 (North side)
Drinking Fountain and Horse Trough


Drinking fountain and water trough, now used for municipal flower displays. c. 1890. Polished granite and bronze.
D-shaped water trough to the south with rounded coping and two lower drinking troughs for dogs. Behind a square polished marble pier topped by a segmental pediment. On the south face this has a round headed arch with bronze plaque inserted, whilst the north face has another round headed arch with a metal tap and a projecting basin below.
This water trough was erected to provide the people and animals, who worked on the river front, with fresh clean drinking water.

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