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Conduit with Containing Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Modbury, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.351 / 50°21'3"N

Longitude: -3.8861 / 3°53'10"W

OS Eastings: 265909

OS Northings: 51822

OS Grid: SX659518

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.79H8

Mapcode Global: FRA 28R3.MVL

Entry Name: Conduit with Containing Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108092

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99693

Location: Modbury, South Hams, Devon, PL21

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Modbury

Built-Up Area: Modbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Modbury St George

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

MODBURY BROWNSTON STREET
SX 6451-6551
(east side)
7/101
Conduit with containing
20.1.67 walls and railings

GV II

Conduit. 1708, but dated 1874, when moved from street centre to its present
position. Granite. A square structure in large cut granite blocks, offset
plinth, heavy roll-mould cornice carrying a weathered pyramidal crown capped
with large ball finial, and smaller finials to 4 lower corners. Right side has
an opening. Set on paved area enclosed by walls to hit and miss copings, but at
front with two square piers with pyramid caps. From piers small curved segment
walls c.1 m high to weathered copings and carrying cast iron spear-head railings
run back to sides of the conduit house. An inscription panel records:

DONO ADRIANI SWETE EQUITIS DE TRAIN
ANO DOM 1708 IN HUNC SITUM E MEDIA
VIA TRANSLATUM 1874

Part of the thorough supply system to Modbury, in use until the 1950s.


Listing NGR: SX6590951822

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