Wash Basin

Date:
19 Aug 1999
Location:
Wash Basin, Buckland Dinham, Mendip, Somerset
Reference:
IOE01/00128/20
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 75 SE BUCKLAND DINHAM BRIDGE CLOSE SPRING

284/4/10009 Wash Basin

GV II

Wash basin, or laver. Dated 1876, Roughly dressed stone. Large round arch niche in wall with roughly dressed voussoirs, and keystone on which is carved a monogram: HC, and the date 1876, in an elongated quatrefoil with a small Maltese cross at the top. Within the niche is a semi-circular stone basin on rough stone corbels; the water supply is from a pool behind. It was paid for by the vicar, Revd. Clutterbuck, and was built for the people of the village to wash their clothes.



Listing NGR: ST7560650888

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Caudwell_Robert O. IOE Records for Caudwell, Robert O.; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Robert O. Caudwell. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Caudwell, Robert O.

Rights Holder: Caudwell, Robert O.

Keywords

Stone, Victorian Washing Place, Domestic, Water Supply And Drainage