WELL KNOWN AS THE SPEWING DUCK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072763

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: WELL KNOWN AS THE SPEWING DUCK, GOODSHAW FOLD

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Location

Statutory Address: WELL KNOWN AS THE SPEWING DUCK, GOODSHAW FOLD

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

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 80773 26673

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History

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Details

SD 82 NW RAWTENSTALL GOODSHAW FOLD Goodshaw Fold

2/194 Well known as "The - Spewing Duck"

- II

Public well of spring water, dated 1855, replacing earlier well; restored. Stone. Rectangular stone tank, restored rectangular stone reredos with carved head (replacing original "Celtic" head) issuing spring water through a pipe into a semi-circular bowl below, solid triangular lintel with inscription "ERECTED/BY/SUBSCRIPTION BY THE/INHABITANTS/and the/EXORS OF THE LATE/JOHN HARGREAVES ESQ A.D. 1855". History: derived its name from previous well which had a curved pipe like a duck's neck; "the water did not flow evenly but in fits and starts". (Reference: A. Peel Crawshawbooth and District, n.d.).

Listing NGR: SD8077326673

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 185773

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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Peel, A, Crawshawbooth and District

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