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ST PETERS PUMP

List Entry Summary

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

Name: ST PETERS PUMP

List entry Number: 1131107

Location

ST PETERS PUMP, SIX WELLS BOTTOM

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Stourton with Gasper

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 06-Jan-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 09-Sep-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321268

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD PARK, ST 73 SE (north side), Six Wells Bottom 3/162 St Peter's Pump (formerly listed as 6.1.66 the Bristol Pump) GV I Water pump and grotto over spring. Late C15, stood near St Peter's Church at the west corner of Peter Street, Bristol, Henry Hoare erected it over the source of the River Stour in 1768. C18 rubble stone limestone grotto with rocky segmental arched niche with exaggerated keystone on north side and south side, the latter with additional recessed arch and curved back with former spring below. Pump on top; six square posts with moulded cappings to 6 ogee- arched openings with cherubs over each, six niches with semi- circular heads above each containing a seated figure, hexagonal moulded pillar and narrower shaft to top, date 1768 incised on east side of pillar. Dismantled in Bristol under 1766 Act of Parliament and moved to Stourhead by Henry Hoare, the Bristol Cross (q.v.) was erected at Stourhead in 1765. Set in picturesque pastoral setting in Six Wells Bottom, to north west of Stourhead Gardens. (K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST7610335399

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Woodbridge, K , The Stourhead Landscape, (1982)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

National Grid Reference: ST 76103 35399

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