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Latitude: 53.7361 / 53°44'9"N
Longitude: -2.2929 / 2°17'34"W
OS Eastings: 380773
OS Northings: 426673
OS Grid: SD807266
Mapcode National: GBR DTF7.CG
Mapcode Global: WH974.RCB5
Entry Name: Well Known As the Spewing Duck
Listing Date: 30 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072763
English Heritage Legacy ID: 185773
Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4
Electoral Ward/Division: Goodshaw
Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Goodshaw St Mary and All Saints with St John Crawshawbooth
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 82 NW RAWTENSTALL GOODSHAW FOLD
2/194 Well known as "The
- Spewing Duck"
Public well of spring water, dated 1855, replacing earlier well; restored.
Stone. Rectangular stone tank, restored rectangular stone reredos with carved
head (replacing original "Celtic" head) issuing spring water through a pipe
into a semi-circular bowl below, solid triangular lintel with inscription
"ERECTED/BY/SUBSCRIPTION BY THE/INHABITANTS/and the/EXORS OF THE LATE/JOHN
HARGREAVES ESQ A.D. 1855". History: derived its name from previous well
which had a curved pipe like a duck's neck; "the water did not flow evenly but
in fits and starts". (Reference: A. Peel Crawshawbooth and District, n.d.).
Listing NGR: SD8077326673
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