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The Old Sheep Dip, 50 Metres East South East of Hymerford House

A Grade II Listed Building in North Coker, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9137 / 50°54'49"N

Longitude: -2.6563 / 2°39'22"W

OS Eastings: 353957

OS Northings: 112898

OS Grid: ST539128

Mapcode National: GBR MN.QLV4

Mapcode Global: FRA 56BP.DZ3

Entry Name: The Old Sheep Dip, 50 Metres East South East of Hymerford House

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263721

Location: East Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: East Coker

Built-Up Area: North Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


11/163 The Old Sheep Dip, 50 metres East
South East of Hymerford House


Sheep dip, on the mill stream. Probably of C19. Local stone rubble walls, with dressed stones with grooves to
accommodate water barriers. Layout consists of bypass to main stream, small bridge onto the island so formed with
platform for sheep handlers, first dipping taak to accommodate one large sheep, then secondary tank with exit ramp,
stone paved. Uncovered by present owners (June 1983) several years ago, an interesting survival and possibly a very
early example.

Listing NGR: ST5395712898

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

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