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Hyssop Holme Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Carlisle, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.9023 / 54°54'8"N

Longitude: -2.9411 / 2°56'28"W

OS Eastings: 339748

OS Northings: 556801

OS Grid: NY397568

Mapcode National: GBR 7CXR.1G

Mapcode Global: WH802.S1NN

Entry Name: Hyssop Holme Well

Listing Date: 11 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196993

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386661

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Stanwix Urban

Built-Up Area: Carlisle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle Stanwix St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/5/78 (South side)
Hyssop Holme Well


Natural spring well. Dated 1817 with repairs of 1986. Red
sandstone rubble. Set into the side of a high bank. Serpentine
wall sloping away at the sides; central recessed bowl and
cast-iron pipe, under dated keystone; chamfered coping above.
Steps down to soak away beneath well head. An inscribed stone
nearby records restoration by the Keep Britain Tidy Group
sponsored by MSC, see Cumberland News, 10 October 1986. Water
was at one time used to supply hot and cold water baths
(Cumberland News: 10 October 1986).

Listing NGR: NY3974856801

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