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St Christopher's Well in Denton Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Denton, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8788 / 52°52'43"N

Longitude: -0.7207 / 0°43'14"W

OS Eastings: 486188

OS Northings: 332030

OS Grid: SK861320

Mapcode National: GBR CP2.JL7

Mapcode Global: WHFJH.WWYW

Entry Name: St Christopher's Well in Denton Park

Listing Date: 21 September 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1062336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 193301

Location: Denton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG32

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Denton

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Denton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

DENTON HARSTON ROAD
SK 8632-8732
(south side)
10/60 St. Christopher's
Well, in Denton Park
21.9.79
II*
Well and grotto. 1823. Tufa. Grotto, built on the side of the
lake to appear underground. Naturalistic archway leads to
circular cavern with vault of tufa into which are built ammonite
fossils. Beneath the wall facing the archway a small circular
well from which a water filled gulley leads to the lake. Above
the well an inscribed stone containing 3 verses of a romantic
poem and the date of 1823 in Roman numerals. Built as a
landscape ornament in the grounds of Denton Park for the Welby
family.


Listing NGR: SK8618832030

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