This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SS94SE TlMBERSCOMBE CP SS 9957 4209 TIMBERSCOMBE VILLAGE
7/99 Drinking Trough at NGR SS 9957 4209
Drinking trough. Late C19. Portland stone. Plan: rectangular trough set on 4 stone blocks with plinth, gabled top with pair of trefoil headed niches, mask above, inscribed on reverse '... in Memory of James Hole... 1876 and his wife died 1855". 60thick style. Not connected to water supply and missing drinking cups and outlet, assumed to have been resited.
This probably had chained cups set in niches and separate water supply so that both animals and humans could benefit from Mr Hole's generosity.
Listing NGR: SS9557042084
Copyright IoE Mr R.M Rayner. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Rayner, R.M
Rights Holder: Rayner, R.M
Stone, Victorian Commemorative Monument, Commemorative, Trough, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site, Agriculture And Subsistence, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Street Furniture