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Well House Approximately 250 Metres North of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.1516 / 52°9'5"N

Longitude: -1.1559 / 1°9'21"W

OS Eastings: 457850

OS Northings: 250701

OS Grid: SP578507

Mapcode National: GBR 8TF.2KZ

Mapcode Global: VHCVY.X59Y

Entry Name: Well House Approximately 250 Metres North of Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 18 January 1968

Last Amended: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075308

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360530

Location: Canons Ashby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Canons Ashby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

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Listing Text

19/40 Well-house approx. 250m. N of
18/01/68 Church of St. Mary
(Formerly listed as Well)
- II
Well-house. Probably C16. Coursed squared ironstone. Small square structure.
Plank door in small chamfered doorway with round arch head. Steep pitched stone
roof. Barrel-vaulted inside. This well supplied water to Canons Ashby House
(g.v.) by means of hollow oak pipes. Known as the Norwell and said to have
supplied the priory and to have been originally built in 1253.
(National Trust Guide 1984 p.39)

Listing NGR: SP5785050701

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