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Well House Immediately North West of Start Point Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stokenham, Devon

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99958

Location: Stokenham, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

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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