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The Lady's Well, Spring Head at 721 342, Goudhurst

Description: The Lady's Well, Spring Head at 721 342

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 169432

OS Grid Reference: TQ7213434149
OS Grid Coordinates: 572134, 134149
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0808, 0.4561

Location: Goudhurst, Kent TN17 2SH

Locality: Goudhurst
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2SH

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Listing Text

TQ 73 SW
9/82 'The Lady's Well',
spring head at 721 342
- II
Spring head and memorial. C18 or early C19. Sandstone ashlar with heavy slate
roof. Paved surround to small square building, with 3 open arched sides, the
moulded and keyed arches on imposts carried across the piers. Gabled roof with
raised ridge. The spring rises up onto a platform within the building, and into a
semi-circular basin at its foot. Inscription in gable on attached plaque record-
ing the creation of the surrounding water garden in 1964 as memorial to Eileen
Bickerstaff, Headmistress of Bedgebury School.

Listing NGR: TQ7209234380

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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