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HER Number:MDV13341
Name:Butter well at Little Aish farm, South Brent

Summary

Lying close to the road immediately west of the house, backing into the road bank. It is stone-built, a 'cupboard' with a slate shelf halfway down, and a wooden door.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 692 606
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/207/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUTTER WELL (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Robinson, R., Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV137185.

Butter well, little aish. Vis=estimated -/-/1979 (robinson, r. ). A butter well at little aish farm. It lies close to the road (aish lane) immediately west of the house, backing into the road bank. It is stone built, a 'cupboard' with a slate shelf halfway down, and a wooden door. A spring flows through the bottom of the structure, where it is 9" or so deep. Height 1 1/2m, width 60cm, depth 80cm. Slate shelf extends halfway of the depth of the structure. The lintel is of dressed granite while the remainder of the structure is mortared slate. Two steps bend down to it.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV161726.

Des=parish checklist.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137185Report - Survey: Robinson, R..
SDV161726Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV113229Part of: Little Aish Farm, South Brent (Monument)
MDV13340Related to: Little Aish Farmhouse, South Brent (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 28 2015 2:35PM