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Well Known As the Spewing Duck

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7361 / 53°44'9"N

Longitude: -2.2929 / 2°17'34"W

OS Eastings: 380773

OS Northings: 426673

OS Grid: SD807266

Mapcode National: GBR DTF7.CG

Mapcode Global: WH974.RCB5

Entry Name: Well Known As the Spewing Duck

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185773

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Goodshaw

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Goodshaw St Mary and All Saints with St John Crawshawbooth

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 82 NW RAWTENSTALL GOODSHAW FOLD
Goodshaw Fold

2/194 Well known as "The
- Spewing Duck"

- II

Public well of spring water, dated 1855, replacing earlier well; restored.
Stone. Rectangular stone tank, restored rectangular stone reredos with carved
head (replacing original "Celtic" head) issuing spring water through a pipe
into a semi-circular bowl below, solid triangular lintel with inscription
"ERECTED/BY/SUBSCRIPTION BY THE/INHABITANTS/and the/EXORS OF THE LATE/JOHN
HARGREAVES ESQ A.D. 1855". History: derived its name from previous well
which had a curved pipe like a duck's neck; "the water did not flow evenly but
in fits and starts". (Reference: A. Peel Crawshawbooth and District, n.d.).


Listing NGR: SD8077326673

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