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Latitude: 51.917 / 51°55'1"N
Longitude: -1.781 / 1°46'51"W
OS Eastings: 415158
OS Northings: 224297
OS Grid: SP151242
Mapcode National: GBR 4Q0.SMC
Mapcode Global: VHB1W.22TR
Plus Code: 9C3WW689+QH
Entry Name: Milton's Well, About 125 Yards North of Eyford Lodge
Listing Date: 16 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1222478
English Heritage Legacy ID: 414642
Location: Upper Slaughter, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54
Civil Parish: Upper Slaughter
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Upper Slaughter St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
Tagged with: Architectural structure
UPPER SLAUGHTER EYFORD
SP 12 SE
6/166 Milton's Well, about
125 yards north of
- Eyford Lodge
Well-head and parapet wall. 'Restored and embellished 1885' by Mrs Somerset
d'Arcy Irvine. Wide hexagonal stone well head. Parapet wall to NE about 5 feet
high has tablet inscribed with illegible extract from 'Paradise Lost' and details
of restoration. Believed by Mrs Somerset d'Arcy Irvine to mark the spot where
Milton sat to write Paradise Lost. The setting with flanking yew trees and box
shrubs is planned and romantic.
Listing NGR: SP1515824297
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