New Barn

LocationWest side of New Barn Road just north of the corner with Red Street. Outside the Broadditch farm shop.
Side inscriptionERECTED BY VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS
1887
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MDFCTA number1159
Type and sizeTrough special 11ft (sic) granite
Original locationGravesend. London Road
Date erectedSeptember 1887
CommentsOriginally outside St. James Church, New Road, Gravesend. Two Fountains cattle and sheep trough. The cost defrayed by local subscription 98.0.0. Letter dated 9 November 1956 reports disposal to JJ Barker, Hook Place Farm, Southfleet, Kent. This is one of only two known troughs with 2 fountain heads, the other one is here. The MDFCTA records describe this trough as 6ft 6in in length but it is definitely 11ft. This trough has been moved from Southfleet.