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Description: Ramped Path to Right at South End of Well Path
Wall in Front of Builder's Yard
Date Listed: 23 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 312637
OS Grid Reference: ST8223660834
OS Grid Coordinates: 382236, 160834
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3463, -2.2564
5411 (North Side)
Wall in front of Builder's
Ramped Path to
right at South end of
ST 8260 2/242
Mid to late C19. Ashlar of heights varying from 15 to 20ft. One large
round-headed archway with shouldered soffits and keystone to main yard.
This archway is flanked by two round-headed recessed (blind) panels,
also with keystones. To the outside of these are similar square-headed
panels. Continuous plinth. Some stellar-shaped braces. To the right
the wall curves back about 5 or 6 ft from the road to accomodate a sloping
ramp which leads up to the right. The path which the ramp carries continues
up the hill diagonally and is known as Well Path. The main wall behind
this ramp has 4 recessed panels as before, alternately round and square-headed.
In front, and supporting the path, is a wedge-shaped wall with 4 recessed
panels of increasing size towards right. These are all round-headed,
the smallest to left containing a well known as Lady Well. Sloping parapet
with chamfered coping running up the incline, Projecting plinth.
Nos 5 and 6 form a group with Nos 27 to 31 (consec) and wall Newtown and
Nos 7 and 9 to 19 (consec) Barton Orchard, all the listed buildings in
Church Street, The Chantry and Little Chantry, and the Catholic Church
of St Thomas More, Market Street.
Listing NGR: ST8223460835
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Source: English Heritage
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