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Rock Well Approximately 50 Metres West of Dam Head Cottages in Bretton Park, High Hoyland

Description: Rock Well Approximately 50 Metres West of Dam Head Cottages in Bretton Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334276

OS Grid Reference: SE2897112371
OS Grid Coordinates: 428971, 412371
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6071, -1.5636

Location: High Hoyland, Barnsley S75 4BY

Locality: High Hoyland
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 4BY

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Listing Text

SE 2897 1237 (south side, off)
West Bretton

1/171 Rock Well approximately
50 metres west of Dam
Head Cottages in
Bretton Park


Well. Dated 1685, for the right Honourable Grace Countess of Eglintown widow
of Sir Thomas Wentworth; possibly remodelled in the C18. Ashlar, built into
the rock face. Slightly convex on plan. Symmetrically arranged. Central
door with deep lintel flanked by paired, engaged columns with fluted
capitals. Supporting a simple entablature, which has vase - or pedestal-like
fragments, a sculpted limestone owl and a central square tablet inscribed
with date and details. In front of the well stone steps lead down on 3

Listing NGR: SE2897112371

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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