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Drinking Trough Incorporating Ornamental Grotto on Roadside

A Grade II Listed Building in Batcombe, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1516 / 51°9'5"N

Longitude: -2.4603 / 2°27'36"W

OS Eastings: 367903

OS Northings: 139249

OS Grid: ST679392

Mapcode National: GBR MX.7NJ5

Mapcode Global: VH8B8.9BQ1

Entry Name: Drinking Trough Incorporating Ornamental Grotto on Roadside

Listing Date: 25 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345138

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268245

Location: Batcombe, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Batcombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

Drinking trough incorporating an
- ornamental grotto, on roadside

Drinking trough incorporating an ornamental grotto, a memorial to the coronation of George V. Dated 1911. Dressed
freestone and coursed and squared rubble. In a Classical style. Small semi-circular head archway facing roadside with
imposts and dropped key, carved figures, incised lettering each side; the archway gives onto a rubble-lined grotto
inset in a bank. At the base of the archway a bowl filled by a spout from an ornamental lions-head mask. Entablature
overall with commemorative inscription of the coronation of George V. Important roadside feature.

Listing NGR: ST6790339249

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