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BISLEY WELLS

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: BISLEY WELLS

List entry Number: 1303033

Location

BISLEY WELLS, WELLS ROAD

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bisley-with-Lypiatt

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 132694

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SO 9005 BISLEY-WITH-LYPIATT WELLS ROAD, Bisley Village (north west side)

13/135 Bisley Wells

II

Set of spring water outlets in wall and associated troughs. Dated 1863 for Thomas Keble; restored 1958. Ashlar limestone. Gothic revival style. Facetted apsidal recess formed in steep bank with 5 water chutes; set of 4 troughs to north east. Each water chute has hooded pointed arch with carved symbols in circular trefoiled recess. Water pours onto stone seat, running to outlet at each end feeding 2 further chutes. Above hoods is carved stone script: 'O YE WELLS / BLESS YE THE LORD / PRAISE HIM / AND MAGNIFY HIM / FOR EVER'. Left and right ends of structure inscribed: 'RESTORED' and 'AD 1863 & 1958' respectively. Stone troughs discharge one into another. Traditionally decorated by villagers in annual 'Dressing the Wells' ceremony.

Listing NGR: SO9033905789

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National Grid Reference: SO 90386 05828

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