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The Paradise Well, Stourton with Gasper

Description: The Paradise Well

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 321254

OS Grid Reference: ST7741134022
OS Grid Coordinates: 377411, 134022
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1051, -2.3240

Location: High Street, Stourton, Wiltshire BA12 6QE

Locality: Stourton with Gasper
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6QE

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Listing Text

ST 73 SE
(east side)
6/148 The Paradise Well
Urn over spring head. Probably late C18. Limestone square plinth
and base to circular wide-bodied urn with fluting and scrolled
frieze. Stands on a brick spring head with 2 arched openings.
Urn shown on an 1813 painting by F. Nicholson, but on the other
side of the path; it was moved to its present site by Henry Hoare,
6th Baronet.
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST7741134022

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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