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St Ethelburga's Well and Wall to North and South

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyminge, Kent

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Latitude: 51.1267 / 51°7'36"N

Longitude: 1.0879 / 1°5'16"E

OS Eastings: 616168

OS Northings: 140912

OS Grid: TR161409

Mapcode National: GBR V00.CVW

Mapcode Global: VHLH6.TY05

Plus Code: 9F3343GQ+M5

Entry Name: St Ethelburga's Well and Wall to North and South

Listing Date: 30 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441643

Location: Lyminge, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent, CT18

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Lyminge

Built-Up Area: Lyminge

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

(east side)
30.7.1975 St Ethelburga's
Well and Wall to
north and south


Well-house and shelter. 1898, with possibly slightly earlier base,
built over a spring said to have supplied Lyminge with water from Roman
times until 1905. Rectangular two-storey structure, its west side
built against an almost vertical slope. Red brick, slightly more
textured to lower half. Round-headed archway with impost-level plat
band, giving access to spring at base of well-house on north side.
Timber-framed shelter with gabled plain tile roof, at road level, housing
an iron pump, installed to raise water from spring to road. Wrought iron
gate to road. Tie-beam dated 1898. Ragstone retaining wall, rising
about one metre above road level, extending north for about 39 metres and
south for about 26 metres.

Listing NGR: TR1619240854

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