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Bathing Pool and Well in the Garden of Bath Garden Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Beeston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1205 / 53°7'13"N

Longitude: -2.6985 / 2°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 353352

OS Northings: 358373

OS Grid: SJ533583

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.7K19

Mapcode Global: WH88Q.JT7M

Entry Name: Bathing Pool and Well in the Garden of Bath Garden Cottage

Listing Date: 1 March 1967

Last Amended: 3 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55805

Location: Beeston, Cheshire West and Chester, CW6

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Beeston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bunbury St Boniface

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 55 NW
5/15 Bathing pool and well in
the garden of Bath
Garden Cottage.
1.3.67 (Formerly listed as Bath)

Bathing pool. Dated 1684 on inscribed tablet which read:-

Sinitati Sacrum Obstructum reserat Duruinterit Humida Siccat

Debile fortificat Sitamen arte bibis
Dan jackson Scul
Anno D 1684
Which being translated, is:

To fortify the sacred soundness of the body this was dug in the hard
dry earth to strengthen the infirm and soundly quench the thirsty.

Red sandstone ashlar rendered with cement with paved sandstone
surround. Square pool with a flight of stone steps to one of the
corners and to the corner diagonally opposite a spout allowing the
water to fall into a dished bowl. To one side amidst a rockery of
roughly hewn stone is the rectangular datestone which has a moulded
border. To one side of the pool is the well which is similar of
rectangular plan and has a set of steps leading down into it.

Listing NGR: SJ5335258373

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

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