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Threshfield trough

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Threshfield trough

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Threshfield trough

Historical Environment Record No: MYD36668

Parish: Threshfield

OS Grid Reference: SD989635

Dale: Upper Wharfedale

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A gritstone water trough fed by an iron lion’s head spout, dated 1889. The drinking trough was originally located in front of the Methodist Chapel in Threshfield but was moved to its present location due to road widening. It now has an inscription which reads “This trough was moved from its original site to commemorate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II 1953”.


On B6265 from Skipton take right turn in Threshfield opposite the Old Hall Inn. Trough is located on eastern boundary of walled green sited to the right immediately after turn.

Public Transport Details

Nearest town/village: Threshfield. Call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608 to plan your journey. After the welcome message key in 885 for North Yorkshire information.


Access via grassy area, uneven and muddy in places. Handgate.

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