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Building record MDR10078 - The Village (or Grove) Well, Wyaston, Edlaston and Wyaston

Type and Period (1)

  • (Former Type) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Stone built well given to the parish in 1869 by Mrs H Alderson for the public supply of water. It is a distinctive feature of the village and has been decorated annually as a local custom. It is now used as a public shelter. It has been recently re-roofed and is in a good state of repair. It was donated to, and is owned by, the parish. (1) Shown as a well on the 1st ed. OS map of the 1880s, although no longer marked as such on the 2nd ed. of 1900.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 13.1, with photo.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XLIII.10.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XLIII.10, 1900.



Grid reference SK 18510 42389 (point)

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Record last edited

Jul 6 2015 2:57PM

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