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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1280069
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390480
Location: Torbay, TQ1
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
SX9364 BABBACOMBE ROAD
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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