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Horse Trough and Drinking Fountain at Sx 9312 6410

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellswood, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.467 / 50°28'1"N

Longitude: -3.5073 / 3°30'26"W

OS Eastings: 293120

OS Northings: 64100

OS Grid: SX931641

Mapcode National: GBR QX.34GD

Mapcode Global: FRA 37JT.KDW

Plus Code: 9C2RFF8V+Q3

Entry Name: Horse Trough and Drinking Fountain at Sx 9312 6410

Listing Date: 3 May 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390480

Location: Wellswood, Torbay, TQ1

County: Torbay

Electoral Ward/Division: Wellswood

Built-Up Area: Torquay

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Torquay St Matthias

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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885-1/15/23 (East side)
Horse trough and drinking fountain
at SX 9312 6410


Horse trough and drinking fountain. c1900. Signed Jenkins.
Freestone and bronze. Large ogee-moulded rectangular trough,
which breaks forward in the centre. Above the trough, a tall
freestone tablet with bronze torches to left and right and a
swan-necked pediment, tablet flanked by massive scrolled
brackets with a cartouche containing an inscription with
mosiac work below. Drinking fountain projects from front of
tablet and is made up of 2 serpentine bronze dolphins with a
fish-head spout. Inscription records erection to the memory of
John Snelgrove, of St Elmo. A grand urban example of this type
of street furniture.

Listing NGR: SX9312064100

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