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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1088617
English Heritage Legacy ID: 126809
Location: Blockley, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL56
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
3P1634 NW 9/103 BLOCKLEY HIGH STREET
Russell Spring and
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
Named after Lucy Russell (d. 1858) who worked the nearby mill c1800-1820.
Listing NGR: SP1620734617
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