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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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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


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


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

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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