Description: Robin Hood's Well
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334935
OS Grid Reference: SE5190711749
OS Grid Coordinates: 451907, 411749
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5997, -1.2171
BURGHWALLIS GREAT NORTH ROAD
SE 51 SW (east side)
3/71 Robin Hood's Well
Ornamental well cover. c.1710, resited C20. By Sir John Vanbrugh for the
Earl of Carlisle. Ashlar magnesian limestone on C20 concrete base. Square,
single-celled construction with arches on 3 sides; rusticated. Impost band
to round arches with pendant keystones; projecting band over surmounted by 2
stepped blocking courses. Arched niche within.
D. Hey, 'Buildings of Britain 1550-1750. Yorkshire', 1981, p140/142.
H. Colvin. A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 2nd
edition 1978 p 853
Listing NGR: SE5190711749
Source: English Heritage
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