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Shorey Well in Garden of Burnley College Adult Education Centre

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7937 / 53°47'37"N

Longitude: -2.2406 / 2°14'26"W

OS Eastings: 384244

OS Northings: 433069

OS Grid: SD842330

Mapcode National: GBR DSSK.PT

Mapcode Global: WHB7X.KX71

Entry Name: Shorey Well in Garden of Burnley College Adult Education Centre

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 466989

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


906-1/10/12 (East side)
29/09/77 Shorey Well in garden of Burnley
College Adult Education Centre
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Shorey Well in the grounds of Old
Grammar School)


Superstructure of former public well; now ex situ. The well to
which it belonged was on the east side of the River Brun,
opposite Dawson Square; the structure there was renewed in
1736, and this portion was removed to this site probably
c1881. Sandstone rubble, with a roughly-hewn monolithic
rectangular basin (the front now damaged) set in a short low
rubble bank (approx 2m long and 0.5m high); with a simple
recess and plain lintel.
HISTORY: commemorates what was formerly the only source of
pure water in St Peter's hamlet.
Forms group with Cross of St Paulinus (qv) and with base of
former market cross (qv).

Listing NGR: SD8424533069

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