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Well Head at Se 3858 1459 (In Field Behind Woodlands)

A Grade II Listed Building in Ryhill, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6264 / 53°37'35"N

Longitude: -1.4181 / 1°25'5"W

OS Eastings: 438580

OS Northings: 414590

OS Grid: SE385145

Mapcode National: GBR LVJH.SR

Mapcode Global: WHDCK.53YQ

Entry Name: Well Head at Se 3858 1459 (In Field Behind Woodlands)

Listing Date: 29 April 1977

Last Amended: 11 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 424037

Location: Ryhill, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ryhill

Built-Up Area: Ryhill

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ryhill St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

4/58 Well Head at SE38581459
29.4.1977 (in field behind
"Woodlands", Nostell
Lane), (Formerly
listed as Conduit

- II

Well house. Reputedly medieval; restored. Coursed squared sandstone with
pitched roof of the same material. Small rectangular single-cell structure
approx. 3x4 metres, on north-south axis, with steeply-pitched roof. North
gable wall has square-headed doorway with broad chamfered surround, above
this a round-headed niche, and on the apex a small pedestal for a former
finial or cross. Low side walls each have a broad step or ledge (stand for
water vessels, or seat?).
Interior: down 2 steps, a stone cistern of water with marginal channel;
barrel-vaulted roof.

Listing NGR: SE3858014590

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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