Listed Building: SISTERS FOUNTAIN AND ADJOINING POOL APPROXIMATELY 700 METRES TO SOUTH WEST PF GLENTHORNE AT SS 7930 4917 (1289208)

Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 1549, 4, 28
Date assigned 24 November 1988
Date last amended
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COUNTISBURY SS 74 NE 4/28 Sisters Fountain and adjoining - pool approximately 700 metres to south-west of Glenthorne, at SS 79 30 4917 - II Spring head. Early C19. Coursed stone rubble. Built into the hillside with flanking splayed retaining walls. Stone cross above. Full-height entrance to chamber with arch over spring inside. The spring water runs into an oval pool down the hill to the north-east, formed by stone rubble retaining walls. The spring head and pool are situated on the hillside above Glenthorne (q.v) the house built for the Revd W. S. Halliday and begun in 1829. Nearby is the spot where the Revd Halliday is said to have stood and decided to build his house here. A small inscribed stone (the decision stone) marks the spot but was not seen at time of survey (July 1987) because of the dense undergrowth. Listing NGR: SS7927749162

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Grid reference SS 7927 4916 (point)
Map sheet SS74NE
Civil Parish COUNTISBURY, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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