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Well Head in Bretton Park

A Grade II Listed Building in High Hoyland, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.6071 / 53°36'25"N

Longitude: -1.5636 / 1°33'48"W

OS Eastings: 428974

OS Northings: 412369

OS Grid: SE289123

Mapcode National: GBR KVJQ.9P

Mapcode Global: WHCBB.YLML

Plus Code: 9C5WJC4P+RH

Entry Name: Well Head in Bretton Park

Listing Date: 9 March 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469135

Location: High Hoyland, Barnsley, WF4

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: High Hoyland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Wellhead

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Listing Text

SE 21 SE
PARK LANE (South, off)
Well Head in Bretton Park


Well head. Mid C18, though incorporating an earlier inscription. Ashlar facade to a rock hewn cave. Slightly curved front has central doorway set in plain ashlar surround with either side 2 columns with unusual capitals supporting an entablature topped with a central inscription plaque and side finials. The partially legible inscription states that it was built for Grace, Countess of Eglintoun in 1685.

Listing NGR: SE2897412369

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