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HER Number:MDV67375
Name:Frithelstock, Smithacott Butterwell


Possible butterwell to the south of Smithacott.


Grid Reference:SS 439 182
Map Sheet:SS41NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFrithelstock
Ecclesiastical ParishFRITHELSTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41NW/25/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUTTER WELL (Unknown date)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

A well is shown at this location on 25" (1880s) map + is still present on 1:10560 (1964) map.

Ordnance Survey, 1964, 1:10,560 (Cartographic). SDV220351.

Dixon, R., 2003, Untitled Source (Photograph). SDV19686.

Possible butterwell situated beside a track + a pond to the south of Smithacott farmstead. The building is tapered on the inside + has no internal supports.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV19686Photograph: Dixon, R.. 2003.
SDV220351Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. 1:10,560. 1:10,560. Map (Paper).
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1210 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:May 23 2007 3:22PM