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Pair of Butterwells Approximately 50 Metres South South East of Cleave Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Diptford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.3654 / 50°21'55"N

Longitude: -3.7678 / 3°46'4"W

OS Eastings: 274365

OS Northings: 53210

OS Grid: SX743532

Mapcode National: GBR QH.5HSK

Mapcode Global: FRA 28Z2.KY5

Entry Name: Pair of Butterwells Approximately 50 Metres South South East of Cleave Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101116

Location: Diptford, South Hams, Devon, TQ9

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Diptford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Diptford St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


8/201 Pair of butterwells
approximately 50 metres
south south east of Cleave


Pair of butterwells. Circa early C19. Local slate rubble.
The westernmost of the 2 butterwells is square on plan built into the slope
of the ground with open front and slate shelves inside. The slate roof has
been dislodged. The square sump drains away at the front and is fed from a
spring. the door is missing.
The easternmost butterwell is built into a field boundary bank, rounded on
plan with a corbelled slate roof. Tall doorway at front, the door is missing.
inside is lined with slate shelves, the bottom shelf is below the water level
of the sump.

Listing NGR: SX7436553210

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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