This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
BOVEY TRACEY BRADLEY ROAD, Bovey Tracey SX 8278
12/42 Granite trough and recess in - south wall of Church Style garden 4.4.78 about 27 metres east of Trough Lane GV II
Large water trough, cut out of a single piece of granite. C19 or earlier. Small cement patch in front probably replaces a former outlet pipe. Occupies a recess with jambs formed of large squared granite blocks, the lower part of left-hand jamb moved outwards a little as if to insert an alternative outlet pipe. Round arch of red brick. In rear wall of recess a small granite shute, presumably designed to bring water into the trough. In front of trough a pavement of granite sets with a kerb of large pieces of granite.
Listing NGR: SX8201078590
Copyright IoE Mr M J Medley. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Medley, M J
Rights Holder: Medley, M J
Brick, Cement, Granite, Georgian Trough, Victorian Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site, Agriculture And Subsistence, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Street Furniture, Pavement, Unassigned