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Russell Spring and Raised Walkway

A Grade II Listed Building in Blockley, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0098 / 52°0'35"N

Longitude: -1.7653 / 1°45'54"W

OS Eastings: 416207

OS Northings: 234617

OS Grid: SP162346

Mapcode National: GBR 4NV.Y8T

Mapcode Global: VHB19.CR46

Entry Name: Russell Spring and Raised Walkway

Listing Date: 26 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088617

English Heritage Legacy ID: 126809

Location: Blockley, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Blockley

Built-Up Area: Blockley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Blockley St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

3P1634 NW 9/103 BLOCKLEY HIGH STREET
(North-West side)

Russell Spring and
Raised Walkway
GV
II


Mid C19: Drystone rubble retaining wall with soldier course to parapet and plain
string at path level. Follows line of road: starts at Arlington Terrace and extends
to approximately 25 yds short of Rock Bank. The highest point, above Russell Spring,
is about 11 ft.

Russell Spring, nearly opposite entrance to Malvern House is a simple gabled aedicule
to a niche with a water spout in it. The tympanum is inscribed "Water from the Living
Rock God's Precious Gift to Man" and over the niche "Russell Spring". Built with
unemployed labour during winter under the supervision of Richard Belcher, the Parish
Waywarden.

Named after Lucy Russell (d. 1858) who worked the nearby mill c1800-1820.


Listing NGR: SP1620734617

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