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Drinking Trough and Wall opposite Main Entrance Gateway to Tal-y-coed Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Llantilio Crossenny, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.8303 / 51°49'49"N

Longitude: -2.8436 / 2°50'37"W

OS Eastings: 341959

OS Northings: 214968

OS Grid: SO419149

Mapcode National: GBR FD.VZ4G

Mapcode Global: VH799.N8J7

Entry Name: Drinking Trough and Wall opposite Main Entrance Gateway to Tal-y-coed Court

Listing Date: 27 October 2000

Last Amended: 27 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24325

Location: Approximately 2km E of Llantilio Crossenny, in small lay-by on S side of the B4233.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Monmouth

Community: Llantilio Crossenny (Llandeilo Gresynni)

Community: Llantilio Crossenny

Locality: Tal-y-coed

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Designed c1882 by F.R. Kempson architect as part of the estate plan for Tal-y-coed Court.


Boundary wall, segmental in plan, built of rubble stone blocks laid in random uneven courses, curves inwards to ornamental trough (centre). Rectangular trough is raised on stone blocks at each end. Each face of trough is enriched with gadrooning. Set into the back wall is a large shaped head-stone with floral spray in head and two encircled rosettes below. Above spout is the Welsh motto on a scroll DWER IN RHYDD BAWP (‘Water is free to everybody').

Reasons for Listing

Late C19 Drinking Trough having important group value with the neighbouring Gatepiers, Piers and Wall, Entrance Lodge and other listed buildings at Tal-y-coed Court.

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