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Monument record MDR1345 - Sheepwash Well, Bakewell

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian - 1881 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • Conservation Area

Full Description

Sheepwash Well with tiled canopy, supported on eight pillars. (1,2). A painted plaque inside the canopy reads :- "Erected in accordance with wishes of Lord George Cavendish for the benefit of Ashford by his widow Lady George Cavendish 1881." The pump is no longer in place, and the well has been converted into a seat, with a plaque commemorating ER II Silver Jubilee 1952 - 1977. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. E50; Fifield, P.
  • <2> Photograph: Fifield P.
  • <3> Personal Observation: Parker, R M. 1990. Pers. Comm..



Grid reference Centred SK 1943 6865 (10m by 10m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2015 6:08PM

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