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Kings Cliffe Spa at Sp 9962 9595

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwick, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5523 / 52°33'8"N

Longitude: -0.5322 / 0°31'55"W

OS Eastings: 499620

OS Northings: 295950

OS Grid: SP996959

Mapcode National: GBR FWV.XZS

Mapcode Global: VHFN8.Q3JR

Plus Code: 9C4XHF29+W4

Entry Name: Kings Cliffe Spa at Sp 9962 9595

Listing Date: 25 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190830

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232678

Location: Southwick, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Southwick

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Southwick St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP 9962 9595

Shown as The Spa (Chalybeate) on Ordnance Survey map.
Spa bath. Probably early C18. Limestone ashlar. Rectangular tank with flight of
stone steps in west wall. Paved floor of tank has drainage channels. Smaller
chamber attached to south-west corner of tank also has flight of access steps
and was probably the feeder channel. The walls of the tank have graffitti dating
from 1747 to end of C19. The potential of a chalybeate spring rising from the
ferruginous limestone was first exploited by a Dr. Brown in about 1670. Morton
records a "fit cistern of stone......" in 1712.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p144)

Listing NGR: SP9962095950

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