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Latitude: 50.2226 / 50°13'21"N
Longitude: -3.6425 / 3°38'33"W
OS Eastings: 282924
OS Northings: 37131
OS Grid: SX829371
Mapcode National: GBR QP.FKTX
Mapcode Global: FRA 388F.LRQ
Entry Name: Well House Immediately North West of Start Point Lighthouse
Listing Date: 25 March 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1107959
English Heritage Legacy ID: 99958
Location: Stokenham, South Hams, Devon, TQ7
District: South Hams
Civil Parish: Stokenham
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Stokenham St Michael and All Angels
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX83NW Well House immediately
10/174 North West of Start Point
Well House to Start Point Lighthouse (qv). Circa 1836, presumably by James
Walker, the engineer who designed the lighthouse. Rendered and painted
stone-how-pitched gable-ended roof covered in large slabs of slate.
Plan: Small building of rectangular single cell plan with a wide doorway on
the east end. The formerly slate-covered catchment area on the ground above
to the west supplied the well's water.
Exterior: Single storey. The corners, doorway and window openings are
chamfered. The wide doorway on the east end has plank double doors. The
north side has a small C19 16-pane sash with a hood mould above and large
sill. The west end is blind.
Interior: Not inspected.
Listing NGR: SX8292437131
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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