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Latitude: 50.6541 / 50°39'14"N
Longitude: -4.182 / 4°10'55"W
OS Eastings: 245855
OS Northings: 86092
OS Grid: SX458860
Mapcode National: GBR NT.85NH
Mapcode Global: FRA 274B.SQB
Entry Name: Drinking Trough and Surround About 9 Metres North West of the Manor Hotel
Listing Date: 7 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163962
English Heritage Legacy ID: 92355
Location: Lewtrenchard, West Devon, Devon, EX20
District: West Devon
Civil Parish: Lewtrenchard
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX 48 NE LEW TRENCHARD LEW TRENCHARD
4/109 Drinking trough and surround about
- 9m north west of the Manor Hotel
Drinking trough. Surround to trough late C19, erected by Sabine Baring-Gould.
Trough undateable, probably earlier than surround. Granite and Raddon stone. The
trough is set against a dressed stone wall in a chamfered arched granite niche with
granite coping. The trough is filled from a grotesque lead gargoyle fixed to the
rear wall of the niche. Included for group value with the Manor Hotel (q.v.) and the
dovecot (q.v.) immediately behind the trough. The Reverend Sabine Baring-Gould
(1834-1924) was both squire and parson at Lew Trenchard from 1881 until his death.
He was a High Churchman, antiquarian and prolific author of fiction and theological
works. He rebuilt Lew House (now the Manor Hotel) in the late C19 incorporating
Listing NGR: SX4584286084
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