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Saxon Well, About 25 Metres West of the Vicarage Gate on the Opposite Side of the Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Widecombe in the Moor, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5762 / 50°34'34"N

Longitude: -3.8122 / 3°48'44"W

OS Eastings: 271777

OS Northings: 76732

OS Grid: SX717767

Mapcode National: GBR QD.C4DM

Mapcode Global: FRA 27XJ.SS7

Entry Name: Saxon Well, About 25 Metres West of the Vicarage Gate on the Opposite Side of the Road

Listing Date: 23 August 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 442043

Location: Widecombe in the Moor, Teignbridge, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Widecombe in the Moor

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Widecombe-in-the-Moor St Pancras

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

WIDECOMBE-IN- WIDECOMBE-IN-THE-MOOR
SX 77 NW THE MOOR
2/269 Saxon well, about 25 metres
west of the vicarage gate on
23.8.55 the opposite side of the road

GV II

Well head. Probably Cl7 or earlier. Granite ashlar. Small structure about
1½ metres square and 1½ metres high. Roofed with a series of granite lintels, pro-
jecting at each end and chamfered. Upon them rest 2 large slabs of granite forming
a pitched roof, a triangular stone being placed at the apex to form a ridge. In
the front is a small opening having a C20 plank door with ornamental iron hinges.
Just below this are 2 small holes formerly containing outlet pipes discharging into
a sunken trough.
Source: T Brown in Transactions of Devonshire Association, 1957, p.215.


Listing NGR: SX7177476727

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

Description

WIDECOMBE-IN- WIDECOMBE-IN-THE-MOOR
SX 77 NW THE MOOR
2/269 Saxon well, about 25 metres
west of the vicarage gate on
23.8.55 the opposite side of the road

GV II

Well head. Probably Cl7 or earlier. Granite ashlar. Small structure about
1½ metres square and 1½ metres high. Roofed with a series of granite lintels, pro-
jecting at each end and chamfered. Upon them rest 2 large slabs of granite forming
a pitched roof, a triangular stone being placed at the apex to form a ridge. In
the front is a small opening having a C20 plank door with ornamental iron hinges.
Just below this are 2 small holes formerly containing outlet pipes discharging into
a sunken trough.
Source: T Brown in Transactions of Devonshire Association, 1957, p.215.


Listing NGR: SX7177476727

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