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Bisley Wells

A Grade II Listed Building in Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7511 / 51°45'3"N

Longitude: -2.1407 / 2°8'26"W

OS Eastings: 390386

OS Northings: 205829

OS Grid: SO903058

Mapcode National: GBR 1MN.5MM

Mapcode Global: VH94Z.V75Z

Entry Name: Bisley Wells

Listing Date: 24 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132694

Location: Bisley-with-Lypiatt, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Built-Up Area: Bisley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Bisley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO 9005 BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT WELLS ROAD, Bisley Village
(north west side)

13/135 Bisley Wells

II

Set of spring water outlets in wall and associated troughs. Dated
1863 for Thomas Keble; restored 1958. Ashlar limestone. Gothic
revival style. Facetted apsidal recess formed in steep bank with 5
water chutes; set of 4 troughs to north east. Each water chute
has hooded pointed arch with carved symbols in circular trefoiled
recess. Water pours onto stone seat, running to outlet at each end
feeding 2 further chutes. Above hoods is carved stone script: 'O
YE WELLS / BLESS YE THE LORD / PRAISE HIM / AND MAGNIFY HIM / FOR
EVER'. Left and right ends of structure inscribed: 'RESTORED' and
'AD 1863 & 1958' respectively. Stone troughs discharge one into
another. Traditionally decorated by villagers in annual 'Dressing
the Wells' ceremony.


Listing NGR: SO9033905789

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