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Horse Drinking Trough

A Grade II Listed Building in Llandwrog, Gwynedd

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0797 / 53°4'46"N

Longitude: -4.3136 / 4°18'49"W

OS Eastings: 245122

OS Northings: 356112

OS Grid: SH451561

Mapcode National: GBR 5G.9W2K

Mapcode Global: WH43L.QV3D

Entry Name: Horse Drinking Trough

Listing Date: 30 April 1974

Last Amended: 30 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22428

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: Attached to the north-eastern end of the rubblestone boundary wall in front of Nos.1-5 Cilgant (The Crescent).

County: Gwynedd

Town: Caernarfon

Community: Llandwrog

Community: Llandwrog

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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History

Erected as part of the remodelling of Llandwrog as an estate village by the third Lord Newborough in the mid C19.

Exterior

Small structure built in the style of a classical temple or mausoleum. Uncoursed rubblestone rear and sides with tooled blocks to front and finely jointed stone slab roof. Front is pedimented with plain moulded cornice and coped parapet. Square-headed recess has massive slate slab with drain-hole forming front of drinking trough, now built up in brick.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved and distinctive feature of the mid C19 planned estate village. Llandwrog is among the best-preserved such villages in this part of Wales from this period.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II No.5 Cilgant (The Crescent)
    Situated immediately to north of church in centre of village; full-length rubblestone wall with iron gates to small front gardens follows concave curve of road to front.
  • II No.4 Cilgant (The Crescent)
    Situated immediately to north of church in centre of village; full-length rubblestone wall with iron gates to small front gardens follows concave curve of road to front.
  • II Vestry Cottage & Former Vestry
    Situated towards the northern end of the village on the east side of the road leading northwards; the cottage is cut into the adjoining churchyard wall and its projecting south gable is in fact within
  • II No.3 Cilgant (The Crescent)
    Situated immediately to north of church in centre of village; full-length rubblestone wall with iron gates to small front gardens follows concave curve of road to front.
  • II No.2 (Tir Iarll)
    Situated on the northern approach to Llandwrog on the east side of the road at the northern edge of the Victorian built development; low rubblestone wall in front.
  • II Cilgant
    Situated immediately to north of church in centre of village; full-length rubblestone wall with iron gates to small front gardens follows concave curve of road to front.
  • II No.3
    Situated on the northern approach to Llandwrog on the east side of the road at the northern edge of the Victorian built development; low rubblestone wall in front.
  • II* Church of St Twrog
    Situated in the centre of Llandwrog village in raised roughly circular-shaped churchyard.

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