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Rock Well Approximately 50 Metres West of Dam Head Cottages 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°33'49"W

OS Eastings: 428971

OS Northings: 412371

OS Grid: SE289123

Mapcode National: GBR KVJQ.8P

Mapcode Global: WHCBB.YLLL

Entry Name: Rock Well Approximately 50 Metres West of Dam Head Cottages in Bretton Park

Listing Date: 23 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334276

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

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Listing Text

SE 2897 1237 (south side, off)
West Bretton

1/171 Rock Well approximately
50 metres west of Dam
Head Cottages in
Bretton Park


Well. Dated 1685, for the right Honourable Grace Countess of Eglintown widow
of Sir Thomas Wentworth; possibly remodelled in the C18. Ashlar, built into
the rock face. Slightly convex on plan. Symmetrically arranged. Central
door with deep lintel flanked by paired, engaged columns with fluted
capitals. Supporting a simple entablature, which has vase - or pedestal-like
fragments, a sculpted limestone owl and a central square tablet inscribed
with date and details. In front of the well stone steps lead down on 3

Listing NGR: SE2897112371

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

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