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Well House 50 Metres to South West of Lower Manaton

A Grade II Listed Building in South Hill, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.5246 / 50°31'28"N

Longitude: -4.3462 / 4°20'46"W

OS Eastings: 233789

OS Northings: 72048

OS Grid: SX337720

Mapcode National: GBR NL.JCFT

Mapcode Global: FRA 17SP.2LQ

Entry Name: Well House 50 Metres to South West of Lower Manaton

Listing Date: 26 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61436

Location: South Hill, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: South Hill

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: South Hill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 37 SW
2/225 Well house 50m to south west of
lower Manaton

Holy well house. C17. Possibly built by Francis Manaton who rebuilt the mansion (qv
lower Manaton) in 1687. Granite ashlar with granite segmental barrel vaulted roof.
Rectangular in plan 6' 8" by 4' 6". Gable ends to liturgical east and west. West
end with rectangular opening with hollow chamfered lintel and jambs. Inner 3 centred
hollow chamfered arch. Water flows along runnel from spring into rectangular basin
about 3' 9" deep.
Western Morning News October 24, 1891.

Listing NGR: SX3378972048

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