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Trough and surround in wall to The Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Graig, Newport

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Latitude: 51.5857 / 51°35'8"N

Longitude: -3.1157 / 3°6'56"W

OS Eastings: 322793

OS Northings: 188017

OS Grid: ST227880

Mapcode National: GBR J0.CBZB

Mapcode Global: VH6DV.YD6R

Entry Name: Trough and surround in wall to The Court

Listing Date: 22 August 2003

Last Amended: 22 August 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81807

Location: On the W side of the road N through Lower Machen village just S of the churchyard gates.

County: Newport

Town: Newport

Community: Graig

Community: Graig

Locality: Lower Machen

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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Animal drinking trough set in arched surround, probably mid to later C19. Set in the boundary wall of The Court, the former stable court to Machen House, built 1831.


Drinking trough, cast-iron with cast-iron overflow, set in arched opening through the boundary wall of the former stables. The opening is framed in tooled purple sandstone blocks with stone voussoirs and slightly projected from rubble wall each side. Stone coping. Arch within is lined with yellow brick. Below trough is another small tapering cast-iron vessel to catch overflow.

Reasons for Listing

Included as cast-iron drinking trough in formal arched surround, a feature of the estate village of Lower Machen.

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