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Pair of Butterwells Approximately 50 Metres South South East of Cleave Farmhouse, Diptford

Description: Pair of Butterwells Approximately 50 Metres South South East of Cleave Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101116

OS Grid Reference: SX7436553210
OS Grid Coordinates: 274365, 53210
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3654, -3.7678

Locality: Diptford
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: TQ9 7JS

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Listing Text


8/201 Pair of butterwells
approximately 50 metres
south south east of Cleave


Pair of butterwells. Circa early C19. Local slate rubble.
The westernmost of the 2 butterwells is square on plan built into the slope
of the ground with open front and slate shelves inside. The slate roof has
been dislodged. The square sump drains away at the front and is fed from a
spring. the door is missing.
The easternmost butterwell is built into a field boundary bank, rounded on
plan with a corbelled slate roof. Tall doorway at front, the door is missing.
inside is lined with slate shelves, the bottom shelf is below the water level
of the sump.

Listing NGR: SX7436553210

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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