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Drinking Trough the Broadway

A Grade II Listed Building in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.2465 / 52°14'47"N

Longitude: 0.7204 / 0°43'13"E

OS Eastings: 585811

OS Northings: 264405

OS Grid: TL858644

Mapcode National: GBR QF0.2Y8

Mapcode Global: VHKD4.FSPR

Plus Code: 9F426PWC+H4

Entry Name: Drinking Trough the Broadway

Listing Date: 30 October 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466821

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk, Suffolk, IP33

County: Suffolk

Civil Parish: Bury St Edmunds

Built-Up Area: Bury St Edmunds

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Bury St Edmunds St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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639-1/8/350 (North side)
Drinking Trough, The Broadway


Drinking trough, now disused. 1875. Granite. Sited in the open
area at the front of The Broadway. The main horse-trough is a
plain rectangular stone basin supported at each end on a plain
stone block. Below it is a shallow trough set at ground level.
Across the front 'BE MERCIFUL TO MAN AND BEAST 'is cut in
large letters. On the side, a metal plate bears the words
'Presented to this Borough by Lady Bunbury Novr 1875'. On the
outer side on the left is a small basin; the metal fittings
and tap are missing.

Listing NGR: TL8581164405

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