5 DRINKING TROUGHS AND 2 SHELTERS FOR QUARRY TRAFFIC APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF HILL FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1107679
Date first listed:
18-Mar-1986
Statutory Address:
5 DRINKING TROUGHS AND 2 SHELTERS FOR QUARRY TRAFFIC APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF HILL FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
5 DRINKING TROUGHS AND 2 SHELTERS FOR QUARRY TRAFFIC APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF HILL FARMHOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Landkey
National Grid Reference:
SS 58182 31190

Details

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

II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
98583
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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