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Plunge Pool Approximately 50 Metres North West of Packwood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lapworth, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3481 / 52°20'53"N

Longitude: -1.7475 / 1°44'51"W

OS Eastings: 417293

OS Northings: 272257

OS Grid: SP172722

Mapcode National: GBR 4JT.P10

Mapcode Global: VH9ZR.N7HR

Entry Name: Plunge Pool Approximately 50 Metres North West of Packwood House

Listing Date: 16 February 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1035117

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308307

Location: Lapworth, Warwick, Warwickshire, B94

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Lapworth

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Packwood

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SP17SE (West side)
1/44 Plunge pool approx. 50m NW of
Packwood House
Plunge pool. c.1680. Red brick basin with stone chamfered coping; brick water
faucet with stone quoins and stone ashlar front; stone roof. Round-arched
opening to faucet with foliate bracket to keystone, supporting armorial bearing.
Worn ogee-shaped stone roof with stone cornice. History: probably built by John
Featherston, who probably planted the Yew Garden, traditionally said to
represent the "Sermon on the Mount".
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp370-1; Packwood House: National
Trust guide book: 1987)
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Listing NGR: SP1729372257

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