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St Christopher's Well in Denton Park, Denton

Description: St Christopher's Well in Denton Park

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 193301

OS Grid Reference: SK8618832030
OS Grid Coordinates: 486188, 332030
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8788, -0.7207

Location: Grantham Road, Denton, Lincolnshire NG32 1JX

Locality: Denton
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG32 1JX

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Listing Text

SK 8632-8732
(south side)
10/60 St. Christopher's
Well, in Denton Park
Well and grotto. 1823. Tufa. Grotto, built on the side of the
lake to appear underground. Naturalistic archway leads to
circular cavern with vault of tufa into which are built ammonite
fossils. Beneath the wall facing the archway a small circular
well from which a water filled gulley leads to the lake. Above
the well an inscribed stone containing 3 verses of a romantic
poem and the date of 1823 in Roman numerals. Built as a
landscape ornament in the grounds of Denton Park for the Welby

Listing NGR: SK8618832030

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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