5 Drinking Troughs And 2 Shelters For Quarry Traffic Approximately 15 Metres North West Of Hill Farmhouse

7 Aug 1999
5 Drinking Troughs And 2 Shelters For Quarry Traffic Approximately 15 Metres North West Of Hill Farmhouse, Landkey, North Devon, Devon
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LANDKEY SS 53 SE 7/100 5 drinking troughs and 2 shelters for quarry traffic approximately 15 metres north-west of Hill Farmhouse


Drinking troughs and shelters for quarry traffic. C19. Random stone rubble, forming retaining wall to steeply rising bank behind. Built towards brow of hill by roadside on the route connecting Venn quarries to the Barnstaple/South Molton Road. Series of 5 narrow drinking holes staggered down the slope of the hill with 2 deeper niches for shelter at right end. The drinking holes are narrow oblong openings in the retaining wall giving access to channelled stream, the uppermost hole has iron door, the lower ones have large stone lintels and sills with rounded backs. 2 basket arches to shelter entrances at lower end with rough stone voussoirs. 3 niches at ground level in outer wall of shelter at right end.

Listing NGR: SS5818231190


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0003 IOE Records taken by L E Abbott; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr L.E. Abbott. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Abbott, L.E.

Rights Holder: Abbott, L.E.


Iron, Rubble, Stone, Georgian Shelter, Victorian Unassigned, Structure, Trough, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site, Agriculture And Subsistence, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Street Furniture, Quarry, Industrial, Stone Extraction Site, Mineral Extraction Site