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Retaining Wall with Niches and Column, Circa 3.5 North of Buckland Tout Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland-Tout-Saints, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3014 / 50°18'5"N

Longitude: -3.7434 / 3°44'36"W

OS Eastings: 275935

OS Northings: 46061

OS Grid: SX759460

Mapcode National: GBR QJ.HJ1T

Mapcode Global: FRA 3817.HH0

Entry Name: Retaining Wall with Niches and Column, Circa 3.5 North of Buckland Tout Saints

Listing Date: 28 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168348

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99493

Location: Buckland-Tout-Saints, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Buckland-Tout-Saints

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Charleton with Buckland-Tout-Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

BUCKLAND-TOUT-SAINTS GOVETON
SX 74 NE
6/51 Retaining wall with
niches and column, c.3.5
north of Buckland-Tout-
Saints
GV II
Retaining wall with niches. C17 or C18. Rubble. Wall running from a return
pier opposite north-east corner of Hotel (q.v), full length of north side and
beyond, to a return wall. Retains higher garden level, and top overgrown, the
wall contains 3 niches c. 2.25 m high, 1.75 m wide and 1.25 m deep, to well
coursed hemispherical top; each has a square 'flue' opening on either side at
springing level. To the left is a half-column of early medieval form, in
coursed stone to octagonal base, cap concealed; this may be a fragment from an
early manor or grange on the site. The square openings at the springing of the
arches are not explained.


Listing NGR: SX7593546061

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