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St Thomas a Becket's Well, Northampton

Description: St Thomas a Becket's Well

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 January 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 231929

OS Grid Reference: SP7600360244
OS Grid Coordinates: 476003, 260244
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2352, -0.8885

Location: Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 1US

Locality: Northampton
Local Authority: Northampton Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN1 1US

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Listing Text

St Thomas a Becket's
SP 7660 6/10


Well site reputedly connected with Becket, summoned to Northampton to appear
before the royal council, 1164. Earlier well head replaced 1843 and enclosed
by stone shelter of rectangular plan with pointed arch. Stone slated roof with
verges to gables. Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: SP7600360244

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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