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Spring Head and Horse Trough

A Grade II Listed Building in Oughterside and Allerby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7554 / 54°45'19"N

Longitude: -3.4376 / 3°26'15"W

OS Eastings: 307577

OS Northings: 540998

OS Grid: NY075409

Mapcode National: GBR 4FFG.K3

Mapcode Global: WH6Z9.5Q9T

Entry Name: Spring Head and Horse Trough

Listing Date: 22 December 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421468

Location: Oughterside and Allerby, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA15

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Oughterside and Allerby

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hayton St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:-

NW 14 SW ASPATRIA

448-/7/10000 BAGGROW

Spring head and
horse trough

II


Spring head, water trough and flanking walls. Late C18 or earlier. Shallow stone
rectangular water trough, set just above ground level to accept the flow of the feeder
spring. Flanking the trough for approx 2 metres on either side are low retaining walls
approx 1.25 metres high in roughly-coursed sandstone. The trough served the horse
drawn traffic on the colliery road to Baggrow, prior to the development of the railway,
and also the grain route within the locality to and from the local mill.


Listing NGR: NY0757740998

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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