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Well Head Approximately 50 Metres West South West of Temple of Flora

A Grade II Listed Building in Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1048048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 248326

Location: Nuneham Courtenay, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44

County: Oxfordshire

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

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Listing Text

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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