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The Village Stocks and Nearby Hydrant, Outside No 13 Church Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Templecombe, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.003 / 51°0'10"N

Longitude: -2.4184 / 2°25'6"W

OS Eastings: 370735

OS Northings: 122705

OS Grid: ST707227

Mapcode National: GBR MZ.K12S

Mapcode Global: FRA 56TG.HM3

Entry Name: The Village Stocks and Nearby Hydrant, Outside No 13 Church Hill

Listing Date: 15 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261741

Location: Abbas and Templecombe, South Somerset, Somerset, BA8

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Abbas and Templecombe

Built-Up Area: Templecombe

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST7022 ABBAS AND TEMPLECOMBE CP CHURCH HILL (West side)
TEMPLECOMBE

9/6 The Village Stocks and nearby
hydrant, outside No 13 Church
Hill

GV II

Village stocks and hydrant. Uncertain date; C19. Stocks oak panels with iron bindings, 4 leg holes: immediately to
South a cast iron water hydrant; sunken base; fluted pillar with spout at top; ring with valve knob and domical top
with bud finial: one of several surviving in the parish - the only example included in the list. The stocks, last used
in mid C19, were removed by a local gentlewoman in 1908, and replaced after an argument over several months, complete
with its present cover. (D.M Clarke-Irons, A Short Record of Abbas and Temple Combe, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST7073522705

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