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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1345138
English Heritage Legacy ID: 268245
Location: Batcombe, Mendip, Somerset, BA4
Civil Parish: Batcombe
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
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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