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Butterwell Approximately 4 Metres West of East Coombe Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chagford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6691 / 50°40'8"N

Longitude: -3.8638 / 3°51'49"W

OS Eastings: 268383

OS Northings: 87145

OS Grid: SX683871

Mapcode National: GBR Q9.S95M

Mapcode Global: FRA 27S9.QHW

Entry Name: Butterwell Approximately 4 Metres West of East Coombe Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1106218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 94552

Location: Chagford, West Devon, Devon, TQ13

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Chagford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Chagford St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


3/22 Butterwell approximately 4
- metres west of East Coombe

Butterwell. Probably mid-late C17, maybe earlier. Granite stone rubble including
some large roughly-dressed slabs.
Plan and description: the well has been excavated into the ground down to the water
table. The head of water is enclosed in a square-headed recess approximately 1.75m
high and roofed with a massive granite slab at ground level. The sunken area in
front (west) of the well is rectangular. It is paved and walled with granite and on
the north side a flight of granite steps rises to ground level. The well opening has
the fittings for a doorway and any shelves inside the well housing have since been

Listing NGR: SX6838387145

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