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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ST CHRISTOPHER'S WELL IN DENTON PARK

List entry Number: 1062336

Location

ST CHRISTOPHER'S WELL IN DENTON PARK, HARSTON ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LincolnshireSouth KestevenDistrict AuthorityDenton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1979

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 193301

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

DENTON HARSTON ROAD SK 8632-8732 (south side) 10/60 St. Christopher's Well, in Denton Park 21.9.79 II* Well and grotto. 1823. Tufa. Grotto, built on the side of the lake to appear underground. Naturalistic archway leads to circular cavern with vault of tufa into which are built ammonite fossils. Beneath the wall facing the archway a small circular well from which a water filled gulley leads to the lake. Above the well an inscribed stone containing 3 verses of a romantic poem and the date of 1823 in Roman numerals. Built as a landscape ornament in the grounds of Denton Park for the Welby family.

Listing NGR: SK8618832030

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National Grid Reference: SK 86188 32030

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