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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
185773
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Peel, A, Crawshawbooth and District

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Mar 2005
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