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Plunge Pool Approximately 50 Metres North West of Packwood House, Lapworth

Description: Plunge Pool Approximately 50 Metres North West of Packwood House

Grade: II
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

Location: Packwood Lane, Lapworth, Warwickshire B94 6AT

Locality: Lapworth
Local Authority: Warwick District Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: B94 6AT

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Listing Text

SP17SE (West side)
1/44 Plunge pool approx. 50m NW of
Packwood House
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)
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Listing NGR: SP1729372257

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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