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Listed Building record MDR12807 - Whitfield Well, Whitfield Cross, Glossop

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian - 1730 AD to 1770 AD)

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Whitfield Well was described in 1973 as being filled with rubbish and neglected. It is traditionally the only Derbyshire well to be dressed with heather from the moors. (1) Whitfield Well is of mid-18th century date, restored in the 20th century. It comprises an 'L'-shaped series of rectangular troughs enclosing spring water along two sides, with moulded stone dams at intervals and a stone table above part of the trough on the east side. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 13.1, with photos.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. 1/0393/110.



Grid reference Centred SK 0361 9340 (11m by 11m)

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Record last edited

Jan 18 2024 9:37PM

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