Holy Well and Butterwell 120m West of Holiwell
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Devon County Council
Torridge District Council
Torridge and West Devon
SN317317 (231706, 123522)
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Well enclosed by a stone building. The circular stone built well has a diameter of 1.3m. It is housed within a small stone built building 1.7m square and 1.4m high. Inside are the springer for a shelf which would have spanned the well and would have been used to store butter. The nearby placenames of Holiwell, Holiwell Wood and Holywell Bottom indicate it may have been of some significance. Scheduled.
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