Description: Plunge Pool Approximately 50 Metres North West of Packwood House
Date Listed: 16 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 308307
OS Grid Reference: SP1729372257
OS Grid Coordinates: 417293, 272257
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3481, -1.7475
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LAPWORTH PACKWOOD LANE
SP17SE (West side)
1/44 Plunge pool approx. 50m NW of
Plunge pool. c.1680. Red brick basin with stone chamfered coping; brick water
faucet with stone quoins and stone ashlar front; stone roof. Round-arched
opening to faucet with foliate bracket to keystone, supporting armorial bearing.
Worn ogee-shaped stone roof with stone cornice. History: probably built by John
Featherston, who probably planted the Yew Garden, traditionally said to
represent the "Sermon on the Mount".
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp370-1; Packwood House: National
Trust guide book: 1987)
Listing NGR: SP1729372257
Source: English Heritage
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