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St Thomas a Becket's Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Northampton, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2352 / 52°14'6"N

Longitude: -0.8885 / 0°53'18"W

OS Eastings: 476003

OS Northings: 260244

OS Grid: SP760602

Mapcode National: GBR BW8.XWG

Mapcode Global: VHDS5.K24V

Entry Name: St Thomas a Becket's Well

Listing Date: 22 January 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 231929

Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1

County: Northamptonshire

District: Northampton

Town: Northampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Northampton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: St Giles, Northampton

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

BEDFORD ROAD
1.
5327
St Thomas a Becket's
Well
SP 7660 6/10

II

2.
Well site reputedly connected with Becket, summoned to Northampton to appear
before the royal council, 1164. Earlier well head replaced 1843 and enclosed
by stone shelter of rectangular plan with pointed arch. Stone slated roof with
verges to gables. Included for historical interest.


Listing NGR: SP7600360244

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