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Spa Pump at Factory of John Sawtell and Company, Holt

Description: Spa Pump at Factory of John Sawtell and Company

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314519

OS Grid Reference: ST8624862131
OS Grid Coordinates: 386248, 162131
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3581, -2.1989

Location: The Midlands, Holt, Wiltshire BA14 6RG

Locality: Holt
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 6RG

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/71 Spa Pump at factory of
John Sawtell and Co.,
13-11-62 (formerly listed as The Spa Well)


Spa pump of former spa. C18. Consists of niche on south end of
factory, almost certainly reset. Limestone columns with egg and
dart moulded capitals to marble entablature with Latin inscription.
Back wall of recess has relief-carved marble urn with inscription
recording spa here, visited by Lady Lisle and the Rev. James Lewis,
1720. Mineral waters were discovered here late C17 and developed
as a small spa in early C18, it continued in use until early C19.
(Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine, 55, 1954)

Listing NGR: ST8624862131

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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