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Well Head Approximately 50 Metres West South West of Temple of Flora, Nuneham Courtenay

Description: Well Head Approximately 50 Metres West South West of Temple of Flora

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 248326

OS Grid Reference: SU5416098201
OS Grid Coordinates: 454160, 198201
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6800, -1.2181

Location: Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire OX44 9PD

Locality: Nuneham Courtenay
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX44 9PD

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Listing Text

12/89 Well head approx. 50m. WSW of
Temple of Flora


Well head. Late C18/early C19. Limestone with wrought-iron overthrow. Italian.
The drum is carved with foliage, crockets and 4 heads; the octagonal rim has a
cable moulding. The simple overthrow has some scroll work and supports a pulley.
Probably an early C19 insertion into the innovatory flower garden designed in
1771 by the Reverend William Mason, author of "The English Flower Garden", for
Lord Nuneham, afterwards the 2nd Earl Harcourt.
(Nuneham Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade I;
Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, P.730)

Listing NGR: SU5416098201

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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