STERNE'S WELL, CIRCA 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BACK LANE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1136586

Date first listed: 08-Sep-1986

Statutory Address: STERNE'S WELL, CIRCA 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BACK LANE FARMHOUSE, BACK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: STERNE'S WELL, CIRCA 100 METRES SOUTH WEST OF BACK LANE FARMHOUSE, BACK LANE

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

District: Redcar and Cleveland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Skelton and Brotton

National Grid Reference: NZ 65142 18357

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Details

NZ 6518 (NZ 651 183) SKELTON & BROTTON BACK LANE (off north side) Skelton

7/1 Sterne's Well, c.100m south-west of Back Lane Farmhouse.

II

Well head housing for artesian well, supplying water to Skelton Castle; late C18. Sandstone ashlar walls and roof. Squat tower approximately 3m. high. Chamfered rustication to 3 faces. West face has round-headed opening, now blocked internally but retaining boarded door. Plain, .slightly-recessed band has 3 paterae with beaded surrounds and bearing Latin inscriptions, below square-domed roof. Rectangular plaque above doorway has inscribed verse, probably by Lawrence Sterne: "Leap from thy mossy cavern'd bed Hither thy prattling waters bring Blandusia's Muse shall crown thy head and make thee too a sacred spring."

Listing NGR: NZ6514218357

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