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Spa Pump at Factory of John Sawtell and Company

A Grade II Listed Building in Holt (Wiltshire), Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3581 / 51°21'29"N

Longitude: -2.1989 / 2°11'55"W

OS Eastings: 386248

OS Northings: 162131

OS Grid: ST862621

Mapcode National: GBR 1S7.WCQ

Mapcode Global: VH96W.T4X7

Entry Name: Spa Pump at Factory of John Sawtell and Company

Listing Date: 13 November 1962

Last Amended: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314519

Location: Holt, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Holt

Built-Up Area: Holt (Wiltshire)

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Holt St Katharine

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/71 Spa Pump at factory of
John Sawtell and Co.,
13-11-62 (formerly listed as The Spa Well)


Spa pump of former spa. C18. Consists of niche on south end of
factory, almost certainly reset. Limestone columns with egg and
dart moulded capitals to marble entablature with Latin inscription.
Back wall of recess has relief-carved marble urn with inscription
recording spa here, visited by Lady Lisle and the Rev. James Lewis,
1720. Mineral waters were discovered here late C17 and developed
as a small spa in early C18, it continued in use until early C19.
(Wiltshire Archaeological Magazine, 55, 1954)

Listing NGR: ST8624862131

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