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HER Number:MDV90771
Name:Butterwell circa 50 metres northeast of Lower Farleigh Farmhouse, Diptford


Butterwell by a small stream, comprising a small rubble stone building (door now missing) with a piece of slate laid flat for the roof. Inside are slate shelves.


Grid Reference:SX 756 533
Map Sheet:SX75SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDiptford
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDIPTFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BUTTER WELL (Built, XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England, 1108315 (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Butterwell. Probably C19. Local stone rubble with one piece of slate laid flat for the roof. Square on plan with a doorway at the front; the door is missing. Inside it is lined with slate shelves. The Butterwell is situated by a small stream in a field immediately north east of Lower Farleigh farmhouse.
Date first listed: 26th April 1993

Sources / Further Reading

SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1108315. [Mapped feature: #55682 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV90971Related to: Lower Farleigh Farmhouse, Diptford (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 31 2019 4:57PM