Monumental antique stone water trough
Monumental antique stone water trough : This massive French limestone trough was carved from a single block, and will have been used as a water trough at a stables or in a farmyard or manor-house courtyard. Horse-troughs such as these were essential for water storage for livestock and this one is presumed 19th century. Much bigger than average, so therefore rare, it is in good condition and has a drain hole.
Dimensions approx :
- Length : 265cm (8 ft 8 inches)
- Width : 93 cm (37 inches)
- Height : 83 cm (33 inches)
- Inside: 233cm x 60cm x depth 49cm (92 x 24 x depth 19 inches)
On display in the architectural salvage yard at BCA’s new premises at Pont L’Evêque, near Deauville in Normandy