SALT'S HOLE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1023187

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: SALT'S HOLE, STOKE COMMON LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SALT'S HOLE, STOKE COMMON LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Purton

National Grid Reference: SU 08429 90608

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History

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Details

SU 09 SE PURTON STOKE COMMON LANE Purton Stoke

8/341 Salt's Hole

II

Salt spring well house, 1859. Brick, rendered and lined as ashlar above brick plinth. slate roof. Octagonal, with small side buttresses. Central door with 2-centred arch and trefoil headed windows either side, all with ashlar surrounds. Carved bargeboards with timber pendents at angles. Apex of roof has a turned wood finial. Interior has simple fireplace on back wall and plaster flat ceiling. To rear, two 2-light windows above ceiling. Well in centre with iron-bound stone capping. Inscription over door reads: THE ANCIENT /SALT'S HOLE/SULPHATED AND BROMO-IODATED/SALINE WATER/ANALYSED BY D VOELKER 1860. This building, and the adjoining Spa Cottage at Purton based on this saline spring rich in phosphate of lime. (Reference: Richardson, M S. The Storey of Purton, 1919).

Listing NGR: SU0842990608

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 317986

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Richardson, M S, The Story of Purton, (1919)

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