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Chalybeate Wellhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Quarndon, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.96 / 52°57'36"N

Longitude: -1.5062 / 1°30'22"W

OS Eastings: 433267

OS Northings: 340408

OS Grid: SK332404

Mapcode National: GBR PB0.Y8

Mapcode Global: WHCFG.TVYN

Entry Name: Chalybeate Wellhouse

Listing Date: 13 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311372

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78931

Location: Quarndon, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE22

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Quarndon

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Quarndon St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

3/90 (East Side)
Chalybeate Wellhouse
13.2.67 II

Well house. Early C19. Rock-faced sandstone and sandstone ashlar.
Built into the hillside with rock-faced retaining wall. Single storey
with single bays flanking a canted projection. Two plain bands and
embattled and coped parapet. Canted projection has a three bay open
arcade with pointed arches. To the left, a doorway with pointed arch
and plank door. To the right a blind window with pointed arch. Iron
railings within the arcade, enclosing the former pool within. Plaque
inscribed: C17 Chalybeate/Spring Well/once famous Spa noted for
medicinal waters/containing iron/Visited by/Daniel Defoe in 1727.

Listing NGR: SK3326740408

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