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Monks' Conduit, Monkton Farleigh

Description: Monks' Conduit

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314578

OS Grid Reference: ST8036365690
OS Grid Coordinates: 380363, 165690
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3899, -2.2836

Location: Farleigh Rise, Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire BA15 2QN

Locality: Monkton Farleigh
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 2QN

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Listing Text

(east side)

2/132 Monks' Conduit



Water conduit. C14. Limestone ashlar with steeply pitched stone
roof. Gabled east front with segmental chamfered doorway with
planked door, slit vent and two square vents over door. West side
has one slit vent. Interior with spring has two stone trusses to
roof with pierced pointed openings. Rebuilt in 1784. Reputedly
built over the spring supplying water to the Cluniac priory here,
founded 1125.
Scheduled Ancient Monument, Wiltshire, No 267.

Listing NGR: ST8036365692

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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