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Village Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashwell, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.7135 / 52°42'48"N

Longitude: -0.7219 / 0°43'18"W

OS Eastings: 486437

OS Northings: 313638

OS Grid: SK864136

Mapcode National: GBR CR0.Y0J

Mapcode Global: WHFKG.W2D2

Entry Name: Village Well

Listing Date: 21 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186592

Location: Ashwell, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Ashwell

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Ashwell St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


SK 81 SE OAKHAM ROAD (West side)

6/23 Village well


Village well of mid C19. Squared rubble stone with dressed stone coping.
Small grotto-like covered niche with opening to front and convex curved
walls either side. From these rises a straight wall with Gothic arch
over opening and gabled top. Inscription above arch reads 'All ye who
hither come to drink/Rest not your thoughts below/Look at that sacred
sign and think/Whence living waters flow'. Small pool at base of niche

Listing NGR: SK8643713638

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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