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Norfolk Square Norfolk Square
Telephone Boxes
Norfolk Square
Water Trough
Norfolk Square
Norfolk Arms
Norfolk Square
Cancer Research UK
5 High Street West
3-3a High Street West
Edward Mellor Estate Agents
1 High Street West
English Heritage Grade II Listed Structure.


The water trough can just be made out next to the second phone box in the 1970s. Photograph courtesy of Cliff Hales.


Water Trough with Midland Bank in the background, mid 1970s, photograph taken by Cliff Hales with thanks to Chris Hales.

English Heritage Grade II Listed Structure
Drinking trough. 1881. Ashlar millstone grit with polished red granite trough. Double chamfered plinth. Gothic Revival style. North side has granite trough with rolled edges supported on shaped granite legs. Chamfered and coped gable with gabled kneelers and stepped carved finial pierced by moulded and pointed archway with hoodmould and carved label stops. Heraldic shield within apex of gable on north side bears inscription:- ’PRESENTED BY MRS WOOD OF WHITFIELD HOUSE 1881.’ Shield on south side blank.
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The Glossopdale Townscape Heritage Initiative funded the replacement of town centre asphalt pavements with traditional sandstone slabs. Photograph courtesy of Glossop & District Historical Society.


Photograph taken by Mike Tomlinson, May 2013.


Photo taken in 2014 by Glossop VAH.