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Kings Richard Well

A Grade II Listed Building in Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5961 / 52°35'45"N

Longitude: -1.4087 / 1°24'31"W

OS Eastings: 440146

OS Northings: 299976

OS Grid: SP401999

Mapcode National: GBR 6K0.BMX

Mapcode Global: WHDJL.B0DL

Entry Name: Kings Richard Well

Listing Date: 7 November 1966

Last Amended: 13 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188102

Location: Sutton Cheney, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13

County: Leicestershire

District: Hinckley and Bosworth

Civil Parish: Sutton Cheney

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Market Bosworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SUTTON CHENEY
SP49 NW
AMBION LANE (South Side)
8/106
King Richards Well
(formerly listed as King Dick's Well)
7.11.66
II


Well. Probably C19, but restored 1964. Limestone rubble, a pyramidal
structure capped by a rough boulder and with a recess, the well itself, in one
elevation. where an inscription in Latin commemorates the Battle of Bosworth,
since the site is reputedly where Richard III quenched his thirst at the time
of the Battle.


Listing NGR: SP4014699976

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