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Fountain, 18m South West of Nos 1 and 2 Brook Cottages, Witchampton

Description: Fountain, 18m South West of Nos 1 and 2 Brook Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 107570

OS Grid Reference: ST9893306346
OS Grid Coordinates: 398933, 106346
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8566, -2.0165

Locality: Witchampton
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH21 5AH

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Listing Text


13/111 Fountain, 18m south
west of Nos. 1 and 2
Brook Cottages


Fountain, fed by spring. Probably C18. Flint structure with brick
dressings. Rectangular pit, surrounded by a brick curb, with timber posts
and iron chains. 3 steps lead down from road to water level. At the back,
above the spring, a flint wall with shaped top in Flemish style. Projecting
brick arch in this with remains of flint corbel over. At left end, a
projecting wing wall of ogee profile, with brick coping. One of the original
water sources for the village. Picturesque.

Listing NGR: ST9893306346

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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