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The Lady's Well

A Grade I Listed Building in Harbottle, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3203 / 55°19'12"N

Longitude: -2.0759 / 2°4'33"W

OS Eastings: 395282

OS Northings: 602913

OS Grid: NT952029

Mapcode National: GBR F6YX.CN

Mapcode Global: WHB0N.2JRR

Entry Name: The Lady's Well

Listing Date: 21 October 1953

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041283

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236163

Location: Harbottle, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Harbottle

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HARBOTTLE HOLYSTONE
NT 90 SE
21/76 The Lady's Well
21/10/53
GV I

Well or water tank, cross and statue. Tank possibly Roman,reconstructed 1788,
statue possibly C15 but placed here 1788, cross late C19.

Roman water tank c. 15 x 10 yards given new low edging walls in 1788 at which
time a statue to represent St. Paulinus was brought from Alnwick Castle and
placed in centre of tank.

In late C19 the statue was moved to the south end of the tank and replaced by a
Celtic-style wheel-head cross.

Reputed, on doubtful grounds, to be the scene of mass conversions by Paulinus
on Easter Day A.D. 627 but considered more likely to have been a preaching
station of St. Ninian.

Northumberland County History Vol. XV.


Listing NGR: NT9528202913

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