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Fishpond Approximately 50 Metres North-East of Waye Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Chagford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6682 / 50°40'5"N

Longitude: -3.8566 / 3°51'23"W

OS Eastings: 268894

OS Northings: 87037

OS Grid: SX688870

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.SC1J

Mapcode Global: FRA 27T9.MCV

Plus Code: 9C2RM49V+79

Entry Name: Fishpond Approximately 50 Metres North-East of Waye Barton

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106203

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94608

Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Chagford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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3/79 Fishpond approximately 50
- metres north-east of Waye Barton


Fishpond. Probably C17, thought by some to be medieval. Lined with large grade
granite rubble with large roughly dressed granite slabs as coping. Large fishpond
shaped as a figure of eight and approximately 55m from end to end. It is terraced
into a north-east facing slope and therefore the outer bank drops sharply to the
north-east. It is fed by 2 small streams, one into each end. On the outer bank
there is a granite ashlar trough as an overflow channel and on the bed below it is
the granite-lined sump through the bank.
The building of this fishpond, whatever its precise date, was a major undertaking and
it was deliberately built to look attractive.

Listing NGR: SX6889487037

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