When the Explanation is More Fascinating Than the Object
It turns out the Steers’ home is sitting atop a 33-foot, 16th-century well. According to Steer’s research, the well is part of a watercourse that was built in the 16th century by Sir Francis Drake to carry water from Dartmoor to Plymouth.
A Trip Back in Time
“Not only is this an amazing snippet of history, but it has also allowed me to pinpoint the exact date renovations have been made to the building,” he said.