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Milton's Well, About 125 Yards North of Eyford Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Upper Slaughter, Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222478

English Heritage Legacy ID: 414642

ID on this website: 101222478

Location: Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

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

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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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