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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
Source ID: 81807
Location: On the W side of the road N through Lower Machen village just S of the churchyard gates.
Locality: Lower Machen
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
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.
Included as cast-iron drinking trough in formal arched surround, a feature of the estate village of Lower Machen.
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