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The Washing Place, 5 Metres South of West Wells Cottage, East Coker

Description: The Washing Place, 5 Metres South of West Wells Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 263669

OS Grid Reference: ST5395112370
OS Grid Coordinates: 353951, 112370
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9090, -2.6563

Location: Back Lane, East Coker, Somerset BA22 9JG

Locality: East Coker
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 9JG

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Listing Text


11/111 The Washing Place, 5 metres South
of West Wells Cottage
(formerly listed as Washing Place
and Well in front of West Wells


Washing place with well or spring. Uncertain but ancient date. Rubble wall surrounding ashlar cistern in Ham stone;
area enclosed by wall, 3 sides, about 1.5 metres by 3 metres, in which is set the cistern with stone lid, with one lead
and one iron spout therefrom, the forming discharging into stream.

Listing NGR: ST5395112370

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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