Parford Well

Date:
16 Jun 2002
Location:
Parford Well, Drewsteignton, West Devon, Devon, TQ13 8JW
Reference:
IOE01/07548/05
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.

SX 78 NW DREWSTEIGNTON SANDYPARK

7/125 Parford Well

II

Well house. Dated 1872. Granite ashlar. Square in plan with a low pitch pyramid roof the well house faces south-east onto the road. The front contains a doorway in a 2 centred arch which contains a cast iron door with ornate strap hinges and bolt.

Immediately above the arch is a recessed Maltese cross. Above that an inscription in plain upper and lower case lettering records the erection of the well house "free to villagers of Sandypark for domestic purposes". It is dated 1872 with the initials WRB.

Listing NGR: SX7121289693

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Morgan_Peter IOE Records for Morgan, Peter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Peter Morgan. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Morgan, Peter

Rights Holder: Morgan, Peter

Keywords

Ashlar, Cast Iron, Granite, Victorian Well House, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site, Cross, Religious Ritual And Funerary