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Nine Wells Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1658 / 52°9'56"N

Longitude: 0.1348 / 0°8'5"E

OS Eastings: 546106

OS Northings: 254098

OS Grid: TL461540

Mapcode National: GBR L7W.4XG

Mapcode Global: VHHK9.9T4K

Entry Name: Nine Wells Monument

Listing Date: 28 December 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1127825

English Heritage Legacy ID: 51616

Location: Great Shelford, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB22

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Great Shelford

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Great Shelford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

The following item shall be added


Nine Wells Monument


Monument. 1861. Polished granite obelisk, podium with inscriptions and stepped
base set on stepped base and gault brick plinth. Surrounded by iron railings.
The springs at Nine Wells have supplied Hobson's Conduit in Cambridge since 1610, and
the inscriptions include in the dedication the name of Thomas Hobson the carrier
who 'paid' for the 17th century fountain house which once stood in the market place
and formed part of this enterprise.

Listing NGR: TL4610654098

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

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