WELL HEAD APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES WEST SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1048048

Date first listed: 19-Aug-1986

Statutory Address: WELL HEAD APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES WEST SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WELL HEAD APPROXIMATELY 50 METRES WEST SOUTH WEST OF TEMPLE OF FLORA

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Nuneham Courtenay

National Grid Reference: SU5416098202

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History

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Details

NUNEHAM COURTENAY NUNEHAN PARK SU5498 12/89 Well head approx. 50m. WSW of Temple of Flora

GV II

Well head. Late C18/early C19. Limestone with wrought-iron overthrow. Italian. The drum is carved with foliage, crockets and 4 heads; the octagonal rim has a cable moulding. The simple overthrow has some scroll work and supports a pulley. Probably an early C19 insertion into the innovatory flower garden designed in 1771 by the Reverend William Mason, author of "The English Flower Garden", for Lord Nuneham, afterwards the 2nd Earl Harcourt. (Nuneham Park is included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade I; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, P.730)

Listing NGR: SU5416098202

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 248326

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 730
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

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