Tyne and Wear HER(13327): Ryhope, The Green, water trough - Details
Ryhope, The Green, water trough
Water Supply and Drainage
Water Storage Site
At the north east corner of the village green there is a water trough, which provided fresh water for horses, and grazing animals on the green such as sheep and cattle. A local boy was paid a penny a day to prevent animals straying down the road to the beach.
Sunderland City Council, 2010, Ryhope Village Conservation Area Character Appraisal and Management Strategy (Consultation Draft), page 18