Stone Troughs & Cider Mills - SOLD 

Stone troughs vary widely in both shape and scale and, because of the cost and difficulty involved in transporting them, they were originally carved mainly from local stones. This means that the diversity of original antique stone troughs is huge, which adds to their charm for those of us smitten by an interest in our rural heritage. Cider mills are a speciality of the South West Midlands, which we also have in stock from time to time.

  • £3,950 In Stock

    Item no:1726

    An old cider mill from Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, consisting of two halves together with the original large roller stone. Cider mills were once driven by farm animals such as heavy horses or oxen and were used to crush apples prior to extracting the juice for cider making. Typically they were made, as is this example, from hard-wearing millstone...

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  • £4,800 In Stock

    Item no:2291

    An antique cider mill from Ruardean, Gloucestershire, made in two semi-circular halves and with its original roller stone. This is an excellent example of the type of cider mill originally present on many farms in the South West Midlands where cider making was once an important part of the farming year. It is made from Monmouthshire gritstone which is an...

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  • £450 In Stock

    Item no:2018

    A good antique trough from Northern England carved from sandstone with a central partition and rounded corners. 'Double' troughs of this type are rare and this one has the added benefit of a good planting depth. it is raised on a matching stone column so that both the trough and the plants within it can be appreciated.  18th/19th century 

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About Holloways Antiques

Holloways sell garden antiques and garden ornament, antique pots and planters, salvaged garden ornament and reclaimed garden ornament from our courtyards around the family farm, near Malvern in Worcestershire. We specialise in old English stone including old farm troughs, millstones and staddle stones. We also have a range of interesting garden sculpture, garden statues and contemporary garden art.

We are situated in the beautiful English countryside and a visit to see our collection is never wasted. You can browse for hours in the extensive courtyards where you might find an old stone cider mill complete with millstone, a stone tough for planting alpines, an early 20th century lead urn, or a contemporary sculpture to use as a garden centrepiece. All will make your garden unique.

Holloways have been dealers in garden antiques for over 25 years and Edward Holloway is one of the leading experts in antique garden ornament and vintage garden ornament in the UK.

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