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Well House Immediately North West of Start Point Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Stokenham, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2226 / 50°13'21"N

Longitude: -3.6425 / 3°38'33"W

OS Eastings: 282924

OS Northings: 37131

OS Grid: SX829371

Mapcode National: GBR QP.FKTX

Mapcode Global: FRA 388F.LRQ

Entry Name: Well House Immediately North West of Start Point Lighthouse

Listing Date: 25 March 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 99958

Location: Stokenham, South Hams, Devon, TQ7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Stokenham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Stokenham St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

STOKENHAM
SX83NW Well House immediately
10/174 North West of Start Point
Lighthouse

GV II

Well House to Start Point Lighthouse (qv). Circa 1836, presumably by James
Walker, the engineer who designed the lighthouse. Rendered and painted
stone-how-pitched gable-ended roof covered in large slabs of slate.
Plan: Small building of rectangular single cell plan with a wide doorway on
the east end. The formerly slate-covered catchment area on the ground above
to the west supplied the well's water.
Exterior: Single storey. The corners, doorway and window openings are
chamfered. The wide doorway on the east end has plank double doors. The
north side has a small C19 16-pane sash with a hood mould above and large
sill. The west end is blind.
Interior: Not inspected.


Listing NGR: SX8292437131

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