BUTTER WELL CIRCA 13 METRES SOUTH EAST OF SUNBEAM COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1108138

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1989

Statutory Address: BUTTER WELL CIRCA 13 METRES SOUTH EAST OF SUNBEAM COTTAGE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BUTTER WELL CIRCA 13 METRES SOUTH EAST OF SUNBEAM COTTAGE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Devon

District: South Hams (District Authority)

Parish: Buckland-Tout-Saints

National Grid Reference: SX 74755 46453

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History

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Details

BUCKLAND-TOUT-SAINTS LEDSTONE SX 74 NW 5/58 Butter Well c. 13 metres south-east of Sunbeam Cottage II Butter well set in to boundary wall to road. Probably C19. Rubble and dressed stone. Deep square recess into bank flanked by drystone retaining wall which continues c. 12 m to left to return gateway to Ledstone Farm, and c. 4 m to right to change in wall structure from horizontal to vertical bedding. An opening c. 800 mm wide and 1.6 m high run back square to depth of c. 2.25 m, into bank and over spring water source which flows continuously through square trough formed in flat stone slabs with one bridging slab towards back; front slab set vertically, has saddle-shaped recess. Opening is roofed with flat stone slabs. An outlet, to left, gives to an overflow which is roofed by a series of flat slabs against the drystone wall. The whole set under grassed surface, unusually well preserved.

Listing NGR: SX7475546453

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 99500

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