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Latitude: 51.68 / 51°40'47"N
Longitude: -1.218 / 1°13'4"W
OS Eastings: 454160
OS Northings: 198202
OS Grid: SU541982
Mapcode National: GBR 8ZY.QVK
Mapcode Global: VHCY7.T1XG
Entry Name: Well Head Approximately 50 Metres West South West of Temple of Flora
Listing Date: 19 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1048048
English Heritage Legacy ID: 248326
Location: Nuneham Courtenay, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44
District: South Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Nuneham Courtenay
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Marsh Baldon with Toot Baldon and Nuneham Courtenay
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
NUNEHAM COURTENAY NUNEHAN PARK
12/89 Well head approx. 50m. WSW of
Temple of Flora
Well head. Late C18/early C19. Limestone with wrought-iron overthrow. Italian.
The drum is carved with foliage, crockets and 4 heads; the octagonal rim has a
cable moulding. The simple overthrow has some scroll work and supports a pulley.
Probably an early C19 insertion into the innovatory flower garden designed in
1771 by the Reverend William Mason, author of "The English Flower Garden", for
Lord Nuneham, afterwards the 2nd Earl Harcourt.
(Nuneham Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, P.730)
Listing NGR: SU5416098202
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