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Wellhead at Centre of Lyme Park's Courtyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyme Handley, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3381 / 53°20'17"N

Longitude: -2.0548 / 2°3'17"W

OS Eastings: 396450

OS Northings: 382357

OS Grid: SJ964823

Mapcode National: GBR GY2V.Y3

Mapcode Global: WHBBB.DCS8

Entry Name: Wellhead at Centre of Lyme Park's Courtyard

Listing Date: 17 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406870

Location: Lyme Handley, Cheshire East, SK12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Lyme Handley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Disley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 98 SE LYME HANDLEY C.P. LYME PARK

4/60 Wellhead at centre of
Lyme Park's courtyard.

GV II

Wellhead: C18 Italian probably brought from Venice c.1900. White
marble on 2 hexagonal buff sandstone steps. Made of 6 rectangular
panels with a rounded cornice, forming a circular hole. The outside
of the panels bear 2 armorial plaques and an inscribed Latin poem
reads:

Parciore coelo quamius descendent imber,
Hinc erit urgenti quod levet ora siti,
Hec tantum hoc hominum praestat solertia verum,
In medio dulces aequore aquas.


Listing NGR: SJ9644982358

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

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