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Wash Basin

A Grade II Listed Building in Buckland Dinham, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2566 / 51°15'23"N

Longitude: -2.3508 / 2°21'3"W

OS Eastings: 375612

OS Northings: 150887

OS Grid: ST756508

Mapcode National: GBR 0S2.0H3

Mapcode Global: VH976.6PK1

Entry Name: Wash Basin

Listing Date: 28 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469846

Location: Buckland Dinham, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Buckland Dinham

Built-Up Area: Buckland Dinham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


284/4/10009 Wash Basin


Wash basin, or laver. Dated 1876, Roughly dressed stone. Large round arch niche in wall with roughly dressed voussoirs, and keystone on which is carved a monogram: HC, and the date 1876, in an elongated quatrefoil with a small Maltese cross at the top. Within the niche is a semi-circular stone basin on rough stone corbels; the water supply is from a pool behind.
It was paid for by the vicar, Revd. Clutterbuck, and was built for the people of the village to wash their clothes.

Listing NGR: ST7561250887

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

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