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5 Drinking Troughs and 2 Shelters for Quarry Traffic Approximately 15 Metres North West of Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Landkey, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0625 / 51°3'44"N

Longitude: -4.0252 / 4°1'30"W

OS Eastings: 258182

OS Northings: 131190

OS Grid: SS581311

Mapcode National: GBR KS.F845

Mapcode Global: FRA 26G9.TYT

Entry Name: 5 Drinking Troughs and 2 Shelters for Quarry Traffic Approximately 15 Metres North West of Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98583

Location: Landkey, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Landkey

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Landkey St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

LANDKEY
SS 53 SE
7/100 5 drinking troughs and 2 shelters
for quarry traffic approximately
15 metres north-west of Hill
Farmhouse

II

Drinking troughs and shelters for quarry traffic. C19. Random stone rubble,
forming retaining wall to steeply rising bank behind. Built towards brow of hill
by roadside on the route connecting Venn quarries to the Barnstaple/South Molton
Road. Series of 5 narrow drinking holes staggered down the slope of the hill with
2 deeper niches for shelter at right end. The drinking holes are narrow oblong
openings in the retaining wall giving access to channelled stream, the uppermost
hole has iron door, the lower ones have large stone lintels and sills with rounded
backs. 2 basket arches to shelter entrances at lower end with rough stone
voussoirs. 3 niches at ground level in outer wall of shelter at right end.


Listing NGR: SS5818231190

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