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Conduit Niche

A Grade II Listed Building in North Nibley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6712 / 51°40'16"N

Longitude: -2.3797 / 2°22'46"W

OS Eastings: 373840

OS Northings: 197004

OS Grid: ST738970

Mapcode National: GBR 0LZ.56G

Mapcode Global: VH957.P8T6

Entry Name: Conduit Niche

Listing Date: 1 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210564

English Heritage Legacy ID: 395158

Location: North Nibley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: North Nibley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: North Nibley St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 79 NW at
NGR ST 73869701
1/123 Conduit niche

Niche containing former font with conduit. c1860 for Rev. David
Edwards. Ashlar marlstone; limestone font. Square niche with
round-arched top and imposts. Small round-arched recess in niche
contains fragment of tessellated pavement, possibly Roman, but more
likely an imitation. Large circular font bowl on circular base.
Conduit pipe taken up within base feeding font bowl through drain
hole. Water passes out rear of font through small outlet in
niche. Facing font across path is semi-circular area of rough
marlstone paving with concealed water channels, all fed from nearby
springs. One of the features in the very extensive Regency and
early Victorian landscaped park and pleasure garden.
(B. Jones, Follies and Grottoes, 1974; and D. Verey,
Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.)

Listing NGR: ST7384097004

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