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St Peters Pump

A Grade I Listed Building in Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.1174 / 51°7'2"N

Longitude: -2.3428 / 2°20'34"W

OS Eastings: 376103

OS Northings: 135399

OS Grid: ST761353

Mapcode National: GBR 0TM.VXY

Mapcode Global: VH97Z.B5TR

Plus Code: 9C3V4M84+XV

Entry Name: St Peters Pump

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Last Amended: 9 September 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321268

ID on this website: 101131107

Location: Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Stourton with Gasper

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Upper Stour

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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ST 73 SE
(north side), Six Wells Bottom
3/162 St Peter's Pump
(formerly listed as
the Bristol Pump)
Water pump and grotto over spring. Late C15, stood near St Peter's
Church at the west corner of Peter Street, Bristol, Henry Hoare
erected it over the source of the River Stour in 1768. C18 rubble
stone limestone grotto with rocky segmental arched niche with
exaggerated keystone on north side and south side, the latter with
additional recessed arch and curved back with former spring below.
Pump on top; six square posts with moulded cappings to 6 ogee-
arched openings with cherubs over each, six niches with semi-
circular heads above each containing a seated figure, hexagonal
moulded pillar and narrower shaft to top, date 1768 incised on east
side of pillar. Dismantled in Bristol under 1766 Act of Parliament
and moved to Stourhead by Henry Hoare, the Bristol Cross (q.v.) was
erected at Stourhead in 1765. Set in picturesque pastoral setting
in Six Wells Bottom, to north west of Stourhead Gardens.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST7610335399

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