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Water Tap and Tablet Opposite Oak Tree Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Hutton Magna, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5074 / 54°30'26"N

Longitude: -1.8054 / 1°48'19"W

OS Eastings: 412699

OS Northings: 512467

OS Grid: NZ126124

Mapcode National: GBR HJTB.Y0

Mapcode Global: WHC5S.7YKY

Plus Code: 9C6WG54V+WR

Entry Name: Water Tap and Tablet Opposite Oak Tree Inn

Listing Date: 28 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310492

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111696

Location: Hutton Magna, County Durham, DL11

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Hutton Magna

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hutton Magna St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Description

NZ 11 SW HUTTON MAGNA HUTTON MAGNA VILLAGE
(East side)

7/107 Water tap and
tablet opposite
Oak Tree Inn

GV II


Water tap and tablet, dated 1868. Roughly-squared stone with bronze tap and
ashlar tablet. Tap in square-headed recess; gabled tablet above has moulded
surround and inscription over: 'THIS SUPPLY OF WATER WAS BROUGHT HERE FROM
NEAR WARDEN HILL, A DISTANCE OF 1200 YARDS, AT THE SOLE EXPENSE OF CUTHBERT
WATSON ESQ OF OVINGTON WHO FOR 60 YEARS HAS BEEN THE CONFIDENTIAL AGENT OF
THE WYCLIFFE ESTATE, FOR WHICH GREAT BOON THE INHABITANTS OF HUTTON ERECT
THIS TABLET TO EXPRESS TO HIM THEIR GRATITUDE AND HEARTFELT THANKS. October
5th 1868.'

Included for historical interest.


Listing NGR: NZ1269912467

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