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Memorial details

Memorial type
Trough
District
South Somerset
Town
Martock
County
Somerset
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; Second (1899-1902), Animal Memorials
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
24921
Current location

The Market House
Junction Of North Street And Church Street
Martock
South Somerset
Somerset
England

OS Grid Ref: ST 462 193
Denomination: Undefined

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Previous locations
  • Opposite the old Railway Station (now closed).
    Coat Road
    Martock
    South Somerset
    Somerset
    England

    OS Grid Ref: Undefined
    Denomination: Undefined
Description
HORSE TROUGH MADE OF LOCAL HAMSTONE
Inscription
In memory of the 150,000 horses killed in the South African War 1899-1902 (exact line spacing unknown)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; Second (1899-1902)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
  • Animal Memorials
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Trough
    Measurements: depth 686mm, height 737mm, width 4267mm
    Materials: Stone - Ham
Listing information
Condition
History
TROUGH WAS REMOVED FOR SAFEKEEPING SOMETIME IN THE EARLY-MID 1980'S FROM ITS PLACE NEXT TO THE OLD RAILWAY STATION SO THAT A GARAGE AND PETROL PUMPS COULD BE BUILT. IT WAS RE-ERECTED IN ITS PRESENT LOCATION IN 2005.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Responsibility
Martock Parish Council

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