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Water Basin Approximately 90 Metres to West of Church of Holy Trinity

A Grade II Listed Building in Colton, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2657 / 54°15'56"N

Longitude: -3.0494 / 3°2'57"W

OS Eastings: 331746

OS Northings: 486071

OS Grid: SD317860

Mapcode National: GBR 7M43.LM

Mapcode Global: WH834.415N

Plus Code: 9C6R7X82+76

Entry Name: Water Basin Approximately 90 Metres to West of Church of Holy Trinity

Listing Date: 23 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421188

Location: Colton, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Colton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Colton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD 38 NW
Water basin approx.
90m to west of Church
of Holy Trinity


Water basin. Date uncertain, but probably C16 or earlier. Stone rubble. Round
retaining wall with inlet to south. Partially filled with earth, grass etc.
Possibly originally a holy well, tradition states that it was used for baptisms.

Listing NGR: SD3174686071

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