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Kings Richard Well, Sutton Cheney

Description: Kings Richard Well

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 188102

OS Grid Reference: SP4014699976
OS Grid Coordinates: 440146, 299976
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5961, -1.4087

Location: Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire CV13 0AB

Locality: Sutton Cheney
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: CV13 0AB

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Listing Text

AMBION LANE (South Side)
King Richards Well
(formerly listed as King Dick's Well)

Well. Probably C19, but restored 1964. Limestone rubble, a pyramidal
structure capped by a rough boulder and with a recess, the well itself, in one
elevation. where an inscription in Latin commemorates the Battle of Bosworth,
since the site is reputedly where Richard III quenched his thirst at the time
of the Battle.

Listing NGR: SP4014699976

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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