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IoE Number: 317986
Photographer: Mr Chris Pocock FRPS
Date Photographed: 05 August 2001
Date listed: 17 April 1986
Date of last amendment: 17 April 1986
Grade II

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SU 09 SEPURTONSTOKE COMMON LANEPurton Stoke8/341Salt's Hole

SU 09 SE PURTON STOKE COMMON LANE Purton Stoke 8/341 Salt's Hole II Salt spring well house, 1859. Brick, rendered and lined as ashlar above brick plinth. slate roof. Octagonal, with small side buttresses. Central door with 2-centred arch and trefoil headed windows either side, all with ashlar surrounds. Carved bargeboards with timber pendents at angles. Apex of roof has a turned wood finial. Interior has simple fireplace on back wall and plaster flat ceiling. To rear, two 2-light windows above ceiling. Well in centre with iron-bound stone capping. Inscription over door reads: THE ANCIENT /SALT'S HOLE/SULPHATED AND BROMO-IODATED/SALINE WATER/ANALYSED BY D VOELKER 1860. This building, and the adjoining Spa Cottage at Purton based on this saline spring rich in phosphate of lime. (Reference: Richardson, M S. The Storey of Purton, 1919).

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