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Roman Well at Ngr St 6571 6939

A Grade II Listed Building in Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4226 / 51°25'21"N

Longitude: -2.4946 / 2°29'40"W

OS Eastings: 365703

OS Northings: 169402

OS Grid: ST657694

Mapcode National: GBR CZX.JW

Mapcode Global: VH88W.QH1S

Entry Name: Roman Well at Ngr St 6571 6939

Listing Date: 22 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384575

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485010

Location: Keynsham, Bath and North East Somerset, BS31

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Keynsham

Built-Up Area: Keynsham

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


KEYNSHAM

ST66NE Roman well at NGR ST 6571 6939
739-1/2/1
22/01/91

II

Well. C3. Coursed limestone rubble walling to well, of 0.6m in
diameter.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the well was sited next to a small Roman
building, incorporating a bath suite, which was associated
with a large Roman villa at Durley Hill to the west. The site
was excavated in 1922 and the foundations of the building were
resited in 1927. The well is now under a protective manhole
cover and surrounded by the Cadbury factory buildings.
(Archaeologia: London: 1926-: 136; Antiquaries Journal:
London: 1922-: 210; 371; Antiquaries Journal: London: 1924-:
234; Lowe B and Whitehead M: The Changing Face of Keynsham in
Old Photographs: Stroud: 1994-: 17).

Listing NGR: ST6570369402

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