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The Washing Place, 5 Metres South of West Wells Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in East Coker, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.909 / 50°54'32"N

Longitude: -2.6563 / 2°39'22"W

OS Eastings: 353951

OS Northings: 112370

OS Grid: ST539123

Mapcode National: GBR MN.R0TG

Mapcode Global: FRA 56BP.T48

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

Listing Date: 15 June 1973

Last Amended: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263669

Location: East Coker, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: East Coker

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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

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